Located at the western tip of Xinjiang, adjacent to Tadzhikistan, Kirghizstan and Afghanistan, 120 km south-west of Kashi (Kaxgar) City. Taxkorgan Alpine Animal Nature Reserve lies to the south. The IBA is on the upper Gez River, and is a breeding, summering and staging site for birds.
Non-bird biodiversity: Animals include Ursus arctos, Panthra uncia, Canis lupus, Vulpes vulpes, Ovis ammon and Capra ibex.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bulungkol grassland and wetland. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2019.