The site was identified as important in 2009 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s)||Population estimate at site||IBA criteria met|
|Elliot's Pheasant Syrmaticus ellioti||NT||resident||2008||present||A1, A2, A3|
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2009).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Fodingshan Forest. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/fodingshan-forest-iba-china-(mainland) on 10/12/2023.