Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
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Area: 681,300 ha

Protection status:

Site description
This IBA includes the whole of Longlin and Xilin counties, and the area between Tianlin County and Panying Shan mountain. It lies at the edge of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau. The vegetation is well preserved in the IBA, and includes intact broadleaf and coniferous forests.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Andrias davidianus, Python molurus, Manis pentadactyla, Felis temmincki, Viverricula indica, Viverra zibetha and Moschus berezovskii.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Longlin-Xilin. Downloaded from on 23/04/2021.