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Wuyi Shan Nature Reserve (Jiangxi)


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2009 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Elliot's Pheasant Syrmaticus ellioti LC resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2009).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Wuyishan UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 56,527 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Wuyishan Nature Reserve 56,527 protected area contains site 16,007
Jiangxiwuyishan Nature Reserve 16,007 protected area contains site 5,333

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Wuyi Shan Nature Reserve (Jiangxi). Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/wuyi-shan-nature-reserve-(jiangxi)-iba-china-(mainland) on 21/02/2024.