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Yancheng 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 2003 present A1, A4i
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU winter 2003 present A1
Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus EN winter 2003 present A1
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR passage 2003 present A1
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR passage 2003 present A1
White-naped Crane Antigone vipio VU winter 2003 present A1
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis EN winter 2003 present A1
Hooded Crane Grus monacha VU winter 2003 present A1
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU winter 2003 present A1
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana EN winter 2003 present A1, A4i
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor EN winter 2003 present A1, A4i
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer EN passage 2003 present A1
Saunders's Gull Saundersilarus saundersi VU breeding 2003 present A1, A4i
Relict Gull Larus relictus VU non-breeding 2003 present A1
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU winter 2003 present A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 2003 min 20,000 individuals A4iii

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Yancheng National Nature Reserve Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 453,000 is identical to site 453,000
Yancheng UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 280,000 is identical to site 0
Yancheng Nature Reserve 453,300 is identical to site 453,000
Dafeng National Nature Reserve Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 78,000 protected area overlaps with site 78,000

Habitats

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yancheng Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/11/2020.