Mori Grassland

Year of compilation: 2009

Site description
Located on the northern slope of the Tian Shan mountains and at the south-eastern tip of the Junggar Basin, 300 km east of Changji City and 280 km east of Urumqi. The main habitat in the IBA is dry grassland.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Historical records of Camelus ferus and Saiga tatarica, but they are now locally extinct. Other nationally protected animals include Equus hemionus and Gazella subgutturosa.

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mori Grassland. Downloaded from on 01/12/2022.