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
Hainan Partridge Arborophila ardens VU resident 2004 present A1, A2, A3
Hainan Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron katsumatae EN resident 2003 present A3
Pale-capped Pigeon Columba punicea VU resident 2008 present A1, A3
Hainan Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus hainanus VU resident 2004 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).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Yinggeling. Downloaded from on 02/10/2023.