Located at the north-western tip of Tibet. Bangong Co is an elongated lake of 60,400 ha. The islets in the lake, the largest of which is 100 ha, are important breeding areas for birds.
Non-bird biodiversity: The area supports Ursus arctos, Panthra uncia, Equus kiang and Pantholops hodgsoni.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bangong Co. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/05/2020.