Foping Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
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Area: 29,240 ha

Site description
Located on the southern slopes of the Qinling mountains, the IBA includes four protection stations and the adjacent areas. The main habitats are temperate montane broadleaf deciduous forest, broadleaf-coniferous mixed forest, evergreen forest and scrub, and less than 10% of the IBA is agricultural land.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Giant Panda and Takin found in the reserve.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Foping Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 29/11/2021.