Jiulingshan Nature Reserve

IBA Justification

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
Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti VU resident 2008 present A1, A2, A3
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU non-breeding 2008 present A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2009).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Jinganjiulingshan Nature Reserve 11,541 is identical to site 14,942

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Jiulingshan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.