Wuyi Shan Nature Reserve (Fujian)

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Collared Partridge Arborophila gingica NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Elliot's Pheasant Syrmaticus ellioti NT resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus EN winter 2003 present A1
White-eared Night-heron Oroanassa magnifica EN resident 2008 present A1, A2, A3
Brown-chested Jungle-flycatcher Cyornis brunneatus VU breeding 2003 present A1, A2, A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wuyishan Nature Reserve 56,527 is identical to site 56,527
Wuyishan UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 56,527 protected area contains site 0
Mount Wuyi World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 99,975 protected area overlaps with site 55,328


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wuyi Shan Nature Reserve (Fujian). Downloaded from on 03/12/2022.