Heiyupao Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 14,400 ha

Site description
Located in the north-eastern part of Daqing City. Heiyupao is a reservoir formed during water reallocation work along the Nen Jiang river. Habitats include meadow, grassland, woodland, marshes and 6,000 ha of agricultural land near the reservoir.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: More than 20 species of mammals recorded, including Lepus capensis, Ondatra zibethicus and Spermophilus dauricus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Heiyupao Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 29/01/2023.