Shennongjia Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 70,467 ha

Site description
Shennongjia Nature Reserve was designated for the protection of the subtropical forest ecosystem, and more than 30 nationally-protected animals including Rhinopithecus roxellana.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Rhinopithecus roxellana, Selenarctos thibetanus, Moschus berezowskii and Macaca mulatta.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Shennongjia Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 30/01/2023.