Houhe Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 10,340 ha

Site description (2009 baseline)
Located in south-west Hubei Province, the IBA is part of the Yangtze River catchment. The river flows through the reserve from east to west.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Gingo biloba. Animals include Panthera tigris amoyensis, Neofelis nebulosa, Panthera pardus, Viverra zibetha and Viverricula indica.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Houhe Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 21/02/2024.