Bayan Obo Nature Reserve

Year of compilation: 2009

Site description
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 (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bayan Obo Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 18/05/2022.