Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 5,500 ha

Site description
Located in Pingshan Town. The IBA include Longhu Shan Nature Reserve, which has 870 ha of monsoon forest remaining in its core area and nearby areas.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Presbytis francoisi and Macaca mulatta. However, since the establishment of the nature reserve, feeding of M. mulatta has greatly increased its population (now over 1,000), and P. francoisi is being out competed and reduced in number.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Longhushan. Downloaded from on 29/01/2023.