Chishui Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
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Area: 13,300 ha

Site description
Located in Hushi, Chishui County, in north-western Guizhou. The IBA has well developed tropical broadleaf evergreen forests. The area has high biodiversity, including a high concentration of nationally protected plants such as Cyathea spinulosa, and the Guizhou endemic Camellia luteoflora.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Fokienia hodginsii and Alsophila spinulosa. Animals include Neofelis nebulosa, Selenarctos thibetanus, Capricornis sumatraensis, Moschus berezovskii, Manis pentadactyla and Macaca thibetana.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chishui Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 07/12/2021.