Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1 (2009)
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Area: 1,100,000 ha

Protection status:

Site description
Located in Damaoqi, northern Baotou City, with the Mongolian border to the north. The IBA comprises 85% desertified grassland.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Procapra gutturosa, Canis lupus and Vulpes vulpes.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Damaoqi. Downloaded from on 30/09/2020.