Badagongshan Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 23,200 ha

Site description
Badagongshan Nature Reserve is located in Sangzhi County, which is near the border of Hunan and Hubei provinces. The northern part of the reserve is linked to the mountains of western Hubei, and the southern part of the reserve is linked to the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Cyclocarya paliurus, Davidia involucrate and Liriodendron chinense. Animals include Panthera pardus, Neofelis nebulosa and Macaca mulatta.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Badagongshan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 27/09/2022.