Wahuishan Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 84,300 ha

Protection status:

Site description
Located in the northern part of Jiulong County. The IBA has steep mountains and deep river valleys. The vegetation shows prominent vertical zonation, with alpine coniferous forest from 3,100-4,000 m, and alpine scrub and grassland above 4,000 m.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals including Panthera pardus, Cervus albirostris, Macaca mulatta, Ailurus fulgens, Felis lynx, Felis temmincki, Moschus berezovskii, Pseudois nayaur, Ovis ammon, Cervus unicolor and Naemorhedus goral.

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