Daping Shan Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 1,867 ha

Site description (2009 baseline)
Located in the northern part of Guiping City. The IBA is an extension of the Dayao Shan mountains. The ridges have a north-east to south-west orientation, and there are many valleys in the area.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include the endemic Shinisaurus crocodilurus, and Macaca mulatta, Manis pentadactyla and Moschus berezovskii. Important plants include Alsophila spinulosa.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Daping Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 01/10/2023.