Dazhanhe Wetland Nature Reserve

Year of compilation: 2009

Site description (baseline)
Located in Xunke County. Dazhanhe is the largest protected area of forest swamp in China. It lies on the northern slopes of the Da Hinggan Ling mountains and on the upper reaches of the Dazhan He river. About 110,000 ha of the nature reserve is forested (mainly mixed broadleaf-coniferous forest).

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: About 570 species of plants have been recorded, including 13 nationally protected species, and about 250 species of wild animals.

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Established as a provincial-level nature reserve in 2001, and approved for national nature reserve status in 2006 (but not yet announced).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Dazhanhe Wetland Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 06/06/2023.