Located in the northern part of Mengshan County. The topography in the IBA is low mountains, with the highest peak at 1,100 m.
Non-bird biodiversity: Important plants include Liriodendron chinense. Animals include Shinisaurus crocodilurus, Manis pentadactyla and Paguma larvata.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Guxiu Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020.