Babso Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 143,800 ha

Site description
Located in the east of Zoigê County. The main habitats are coniferous forest, scrub and grassland, and areas below 3,200 m have largely been converted into agricultural land.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Panthera pardus, Felis lynx, Felis temmincki, Ailurus fulgens, Cervus unicolor, Cervus elaphus, Moschus berezovskii, Moschus sifanicus, Naemorhedus goral, Ovis ammon and Pseudois nayaur.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Babso Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 07/10/2022.