Site description (2009 baseline)
Located on the northern bank of the middle to lower reaches of the Yangtze River, where Anhui borders Hebei and Jiangxi provinces. There are about 133,000 ha of wetlands at Anqing, of which some are in a protected area. The major lakes include Caizi Hu and Wuchang Hu. Surveys in 2004 indicated that over 250,000 waterbirds occur in the reserve.
Non-bird biodiversity: No information.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Anqing wetlands (Caizi Hu, Wuchang Hu and other lakes). Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/anqing-wetlands-(caizi-hu-wuchang-hu-and-other-lakes)-iba-china-(mainland) on 03/12/2023.