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.
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.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chishui Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2021.