Yaoluoping Nature Reserve

Year of compilation: 2009

Site description
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.

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Established as a provincial-level nature reserve in 1991, and upgraded to a national nature reserve (12,300 ha) in 1994.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yaoluoping Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 06/02/2023.