Longqi Shan Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 15,700 ha

Site description
Longqi Shan is located in north-western Fujian Province, on an eastern extension of the Wuyi Shan mountains. There are over 40 mountains above 1,000 m within the nature reserve, which contains well-preserved primary broadleaf evergreen forest and has forest cover of 97%.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Taxus chinensis and Bretschneidera sinensis. Animals include Andrias davidianus, Python molurus, Macaca mulatta, Manis pentadactyla, Lutra lutra, Selenarctos thibetanus, Neofelis nebulosa, Panthera pardus, Viverricula indica and Capricornis sumatraensis.

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