Ulugqat grassland and wetland

Year of compilation: 2009

Site description
Ulugqat is a frontier area located at the western margin of China, adjacent to Kirghizstan, Uzbekistan and Tadzhikistan, 150 km west north-west of Kashi (Kaxgar) City and 1,250 km south-west of Urumqi. The IBA is on upper Kaxgar River.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Animals include Canis lupus, Vulpes vulpes, Ovis ammon and Capra ibex.

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ulugqat grassland and wetland. Downloaded from on 16/07/2020.