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Wolong Hu (Xi Paozi)


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2009 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR breeding 2003 present A1
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR passage 2003 present A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 2003 min 20,000 individuals A4iii

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2009).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Wolonghu Nature Reserve 11,200 protected area contained by site 11,200

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Wolong Hu (Xi Paozi). Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/wolong-hu-(xi-paozi)-iba-china-(mainland) on 04/03/2024.