Chen Hu Wetland Nature Reserve

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU winter 2003 present A1
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR winter 2003 present A1
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa LC passage 2003 present A1
White-naped Crane Grus vipio VU winter 2003 present A1
Hooded Crane Grus monacha VU winter 1995 127 individuals A1, A4i
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU winter 2003 present A1
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC unknown 2003 present A4i
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana EN winter 2003 present A1, A4i
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC unknown 2003 present A4i
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT passage 2003 present A1

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Hubei Chen Lake Wetland Nature Reserve Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 11,579 protected area overlaps with site 0
Chenhushidizhenqin Nature Reserve 9,047 is identical to site 21,918


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chen Hu Wetland Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 20/10/2021.