Shengjin Hu 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 min 1,040 individuals A1, A4i
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU winter 2003 present A1
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR winter 2003 present A1
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa LC passage 2003 present A1
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR winter 2003 present A1
White-naped Crane Antigone vipio VU winter 1993 424 individuals A1
Hooded Crane Grus monacha VU winter 1990-1999 300-453 individuals A1, A4i
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU winter 1986 120 individuals A1
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana EN winter 1989 352 individuals A1, A4i
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter 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)
Shengjinhu Wildfowl Sanctuary 33,400 protected area contains site 13,300
Anhui Shengjin Lake National Nature Reserve Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 33,340 protected area contains site 0


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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Shengjin Hu Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 25/09/2020.