Located in Luqu County, with the border of Sichuan Province to the south. Ga Hai is a highland lake with c.5 km2 of open water area and an average depth of 2-3 m, which is fed by mountain streams and precipitation. The outflow from the lake is the Tao He river. The area has a sparse human population and animal husbandry is the main activity. Over-grazing has caused problems of desertification.
Non-bird biodiversity: No information.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ganligahai-Zecha Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2021.