Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 20,170 ha

Site description (baseline)
Located within Ledong Li Autonomous County. The IBA has a tropical forest ecosystem and the vegetation shows distinct vertical zonation, including tropical semi-deciduous monsoon rainforest, tropical evergreen monsoon rainforest and tropical montane rainforest.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Neofelis nebulosa, Selenarctos thibetanus, Viverra zibetha, Viverricula indica, Lepus hainanus, Petaurista hainana and Neohylomys hainanensis. There were also historical records of Nomascus hainanus, but it is now locally extinct. Nationally protected plants include Maduca hainanensis, Dalbergia hainanensis and Habenaria sp.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Jianfengling. Downloaded from on 30/05/2023.