CN349
Houhe Nature Reserve


Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 10,340 ha


Site description
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 (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Houhe Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2021.