Cenwang Laoshan Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A3 (2009)
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Area: 29,800 ha

Site description
Cenwang Laoshan is located in north-western Guangxi Autonomous Region, on the border of Tianlin and Lingyun counties, and at the edge of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau. The vegetation has prominent vertical zonation, with a large area of stunted high-mountain forest, coniferous-broadleaf mixed forest, evergreen deciduous forest and commercially-exploited forest.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Fokienia hodginsii and Emmenopterys henryi. Nationally protected animals include Python molurus, Andrias davidianus, Manis pentadactyla, Macaca mulatto, Viverra zibetha, Viverricula indica and Moschus berezovskii.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cenwang Laoshan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 16/05/2022.