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Nansihu Nature Reserve


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2009 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid EN winter 2003 present A1
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 2003 present A1
Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus EN winter 2003 present A1
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR passage 2003 present A1
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa LC passage 2003 present A1
Great Bustard Otis tarda EN winter 2003 present A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 2003 min 20,000 individuals A4iii

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2009).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Shandong Jining Nansi Lake Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 50,762 protected area overlaps with site 0
Nansihu Nature Reserve 129,000 is identical to site 120,000

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Nansihu Nature Reserve. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/nansihu-nature-reserve-iba-china-(mainland) on 04/03/2024.