Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
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Area: 290,000 ha

Site description
Located in eastern Gansu, on the border with Shaanxi Province. Heshui is in the Ziwu Ling mountains and has a relatively high human population. The main habitats in the IBA are montane broadleaf deciduous forest, secondary scrub, grassland and agricultural land.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Heshui. Downloaded from on 07/10/2022.