Country/territory: China (mainland)
IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 7,545 ha
Site description (baseline)
Located in northern Guangdong Province, south-eastern of Shixing County. The forest ecosystem in Chebaling Nature Reserve is on the border between the southern subtropical and central subtropical ecosystems. The forests and biodiversity are well preserved.
Non-bird biodiversity: There are records of Neofelis nebulosa and Panthera pardus. This is one of the very few areas which still has Panthera tigris amoyensis. Important plants include Tsoongiodendron odorum, Bretschneidera sinensis, Camellia sinensis and Eurycormbus cavaleriei.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Chebaling Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/15726 on 09/06/2023.