Gongliu spruce forest

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
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Area: 38,000 ha

Site description
Located on the north-east side of Hantengri Feng (6,995 m), in the Tekes River region, 150 km south-east of Yining City and 400 km south south-west of Urumqi. The IBA is a breeding ground for upland bird species.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Animals include Panthra uncia, Ursus arctos, Vulpes vulpes, Cervus elaphus, Ovis ammon and Sus scrofa.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gongliu spruce forest. Downloaded from on 02/07/2022.