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Huihe Nature Reserve


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
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid EN breeding 2003 present A1
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR passage 2003 present A1
White-naped Crane Grus vipio VU breeding 2003 present A1
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis VU breeding 2003 present A1, A4i
Hooded Crane Grus monacha VU passage 2003 present A1
Great Bustard Otis tarda EN breeding 2003 present A1
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 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)
Huihe Nature Reserve 120,000 is identical to site 120,000

Habitats

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Huihe Nature Reserve. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/huihe-nature-reserve-iba-china-(mainland) on 27/02/2024.