Pingnan Dapeng

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 17,800 ha

Site description
Located in Pingnan County, adjacent to Jinxiu County in the north. The IBA is an extension of the Dayao Shan mountains. It has some 16% forest cover, including mixed forest, coniferous forest and various types of commercially-exploited forest. Hunting by local people has a negative impact on birds.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Shinisaurus crocodilurus, Manis pentadactyla, Viverra zibetha, Viverricula indica, Moschus berezovskii and Muntiacus muntjac.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pingnan Dapeng. Downloaded from on 24/09/2022.