Site description (2009 baseline):

Site location and context
Daming Shan is located in central-south Guangxi Autonomous Region, in Wuming, Shanglin and Wushan counties. The IBA includes Daming Shan Nature Reserve and parts of Liangjiang and Matou towns in the south-west of the mountains, where small streams, ponds, small reservoirs and paddyfields provide suitable habitats for Gorsachius magnificus.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Alsophila spinulosa, and nationally protected animals include Capricornis sumatraensis, Selenarctos thibetanus and Moschus berezovskii.

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Partially protected in the provincial-level Daming Shan Nature Reserve (64,900 ha), which was established in 1982.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Damingshan. Downloaded from on 22/02/2024.