Located in the northern part of Guiping City. The IBA is an extension of the Dayao Shan mountains. The ridges have a north-east to south-west orientation, and there are many valleys in the area.
Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include the endemic Shinisaurus crocodilurus, and Macaca mulatta, Manis pentadactyla and Moschus berezovskii. Important plants include Alsophila spinulosa.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Daping Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/01/2023.