Located in south-eastern Jilin Province, with North Korea to the south-east. The IBA is in the core area of Changbai Shan’s primary forest, with prominent vertical zonation of vegetation from temperate coniferous-broadleaf mixed forest to tundra on the summit.
Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Panthera tigris altaia, Martes zibellina, Cervus nippon, Lutra lutra and Naemorhedus goral.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Changbai Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020.