Guanting Reservoir

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A4iii (2009)
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Area: 10,000 ha

Site description
Located in the northern part of Beijing City, the IBA is part of the Yan Shan mountains. Long-term conservation has allowed the vegetation to regenerate, including natural broadleaf forest, coniferous plantation, natural scrub and grassland. Vegetation cover is over 70%.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Vulpes vulpes, Mustela sibirica and Naemorhedus goral.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Guanting Reservoir. Downloaded from on 04/02/2023.