Emei Shan

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 17,500 ha

Site description
Located 7 km south-west from Emei Shan City. The highest peak is Wanfoding at 3,099 m. The entire IBA is moist and wet, with great variation at different altitudes.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Panthera pardus, Ailurus fulgens, Macaca thibetana, Moschus berezovskii and Felis temmincki.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Emei Shan. Downloaded from on 21/01/2022.