Tianmu Shan

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 1,100 ha

Site description
Tianmu Shan is located in Lin’an City, 94 km from Hangzhou City. At 1,507 m, Xianrending is the highest peak in the IBA and one of the highest mountains in western Zhejiang.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Cercidiphyllum japonicum and Ginkgo biloba. Animals include Panthera pardus, Neofelis nebulosa, Capricornis sumatraensis and Cervus nippon.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tianmu Shan. Downloaded from on 24/09/2022.