Gongping Dahu Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii (2009)
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Area: 11,591 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2011 low favourable medium
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Site description (baseline)
The IBA includes Gongping Reservoir, which is one of the most important reservoirs in Guangdong Province with a water catchment area of 317 km2. The shallow sections of the reservoir provide roosting and foraging sites for waterbirds, and the nearly agricultural land is also used by foraging waterbirds.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gongping Dahu Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 08/06/2023.