Kaifeng Liuyuankou Nature Reserve

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid VU winter 1993 255 individuals A1
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 2003 present A1, A4i
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR passage 2003 present A1
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa LC passage 2003 present A1
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR passage 1991 43 individuals A1
White-naped Crane Grus vipio VU passage 2003 present A1
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis VU passage 2003 present A1
Common Crane Grus grus LC unknown 2008 present A4i
Hooded Crane Grus monacha VU passage 2003 present A1
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU winter 2003 present A1
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana EN winter 2003 present A1

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Kaifengliuyuankou Nature Reserve 16,148 protected area contained by site 16,148


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kaifeng Liuyuankou Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 25/03/2023.