Hangzhou Wan

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 37,100 ha

Site description (2009 baseline)
Located along the east coast of Zhejiang, the IBA is a shallow bay in the southern estuary of the Qiantang Jiang river. It is the largest area of inter-tidal mudflats in Zhejiang, and there are many saline ponds adjacent to the coast.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Hangzhou Wan. Downloaded from on 04/10/2023.