Baihua Shan Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 1,700 ha

Site description (2009 baseline)
Located in the western part of Beijing, on the southern slopes of the Yan Shan mountains. The IBA is isolated from human disturbance and protected from logging, and it has well-developed natural broadleaf forest, coniferous plantation, natural scrub and grassland. Vegetation cover is over 70%.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Panthera pardus, Vulpes vulpes, Mustela sibirica and Naemorhedus goral.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Baihua Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.