Yaoluoping Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
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Area: 12,300 ha

Site description (baseline)
Located in the Dabie Shan mountains, 55 km north-west of Yuexi County. The reserve has a core area of 2,120 ha, a buffer area of 2,840 ha and an economic area of 7,340 ha. Forest cover is 90%.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: This area is the type locality of Pinus dabeshanensis. Animals include Andrias davidianus, Panthera pardus and Viverricula indica.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Yaoluoping Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 28/05/2023.