Huang He Shouqu Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3, A4iii (2009)
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Area: 37,500 ha

Site description
Located south of Maqu County and adjacent to the Zoige (Ruo’ergai) marshes in Sichuan to the east. The main habitats in the IBA are grassland and wetland, with flooded marshland where the Yellow River flows through the east of the site. The area is sparsely populated, mainly be Tibetan herdsmen.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Huang He Shouqu Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 07/10/2022.