Hongjian Nur

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 21,700 ha

Site description
Located in northern Shenmu County. Hongjian Nur is the largest lake in this desert region. The IBA has little human activity, and large number of wintering and breeding waterbirds.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hongjian Nur. Downloaded from on 06/10/2022.