Guxiu Nature Reserve

Year of compilation: 2009

Site description
Located in the northern part of Mengshan County. The topography in the IBA is low mountains, with the highest peak at 1,100 m.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Important plants include Liriodendron chinense. Animals include Shinisaurus crocodilurus, Manis pentadactyla and Paguma larvata.

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Established as a county-level nature reserve (1,950 ha) in 1982, mainly for the protection of Shinisaurus crocodilurus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Guxiu Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 28/11/2022.