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.
Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Partially protected in the provincial-level Jinzhongshan Nature Reserve (27,300 ha, established in 1985), the county-level Huagong Watershed Nature Reserve (15,700 ha), the county-level Nazuo Watershed Nature Reserve (40,000 ha established in 1982), and the county-level Maojiemaolie Nature Reserve (26,100 ha).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Longlin-Xilin. Downloaded from
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