Fengshan Reservoir

Country/territory: Taiwan, China

IBA Criteria met: A4i (2001)
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Area: 319 ha

Site description
Extent of this site: Fengshan (or Phoenix Mt. in Chinese) Reservoir is situated at Chihkan Mt. of Daliao Village, Kaohsiung County, adjacent to the Coastal Highway. This area is within the Taiwan Provincial Water Company 7 Division, which provides public water supply principally for industrial use. The area for water resource conservation is 275 ha, extending to Linyuan and Daliao Village of Kaohsiung County and Hsiaogang District of Kaohsiung City. The area of the reservoir is 7.47 ha, and holds up to 8.7 million tons of water.

Key biodiversity
IBA A4i criterion species: Great Cormorant (GC): Date Jan. 1988 Jan. 1992 Jan. 1994 Jan. 1995 Nov. 1996 Mar. 1997 Feb. 1998 Nov. 1999 Dec. 2000 No. of GC 50 19 30 300 30 472 500 1578 1261 • At this site, 116 species have been recorded roosting like the Green-backed Heron, Little Egret, Black-crowned Night Heron, and Cattle Egret. Protected species include Osprey, Melodious Laughing Thrush, Emerald Dove, and Brown Shrike.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fengshan Reservoir. Downloaded from on 14/08/2022.