Bacha Dao Nature Reserve

Year of compilation: 2009

Site description
Located to the north-east of Tongjiang City, along the Heilong Jiang (Amur River) which forms to Chinese border with Russia. The nature reserve is made up of about 60 islands in the river, with Bacha Dao the largest island in area (about 4,000 ha).

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Established as a nature reserve in 1999, and upgraded to a national nature reserve in 2003.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bacha Dao Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 30/03/2023.