Located in Chuxiong City. The main habitats in the IBA are coniferous forest, scrub and grassland, with a forest cover of 94%. The nature reserve consists of a 12,000 ha buffer zone and a 4,000 ha core area, and 1,753 ha of the national forest receive good protection.
Non-bird biodiversity: No information.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Zixishan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/08/2022.