Bayan Obo Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1 (2009)
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Area: 13,862 ha

Site description (baseline)
Located in the north-western part of Hexigten Qi, Chifeng City, in the transitional area between the Da Hinggan Ling mountains and the Inner Mongolia Plateau.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Felis lynx, Procapra gutturosa and Cervus elaphus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Bayan Obo Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 01/06/2023.