Luya Shan Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 21,453 ha

Site description (2009 baseline)
Luya Shan is located at the northern end of the Lüliang Shan mountains in Shanxi Province. The geology of this area is mainly granitic, with some areas of limestone.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants includes Picea sp., animals include Panthera pardus, Ovibos moschatus and Felis bengalensis.

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