Pangquangou Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 10,466 ha

Site description (2009 baseline)
Located in the central Lüliang Shan mountains. The main ridge in the IBA extends 15 km from north to south, and is 14.5 km wide. The main habitat is temperate deciduous broadleaf forest. The nature reserve was mainly established for the protection of Crossoptilon mantchuricum.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Panthera pardus, Ovibos moschatus and Martes flavigula chrysospila.

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