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.
Non-bird biodiversity: No information.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Heshui. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/07/2020.