Bayan Obo Nature Reserve

Year of compilation: 2009

Site description (baseline)
Located in the north-western part of Hexigten Qi, Chifeng City, in the transitional area between the Da Hinggan Ling mountains and the Inner Mongolia Plateau.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Felis lynx, Procapra gutturosa and Cervus elaphus.

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Established as a nature reserve in 1979, and upgraded to a national nature reserve in 2000.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Bayan Obo Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 03/06/2023.