Têwo Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 20,000 ha

Protection status:

Site description
Located on the northern edge of Ruoergai County. The main habitats are subalpine coniferous forest at 2,600-3,600 m and and alpine scrub and grassland above 3,600 m. There are agricultural areas on the gentle slopes below 2,700 m.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Panthera pardus, Felis lynx, Felis temmincki, Moschus berezovskii, Moschus sifanicus, Cervus albirostris, Ovis ammon, Selenarctos thibetanus and Cervus nippon.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Têwo Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 28/11/2020.