Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
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Area: 65,058 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 low not assessed medium
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Site description
Huanglian Shan is located in the central part of Lüchun County, in south-eastern Yunnan. It is an extension of the Ailao Shan mountain ranges. The nature reserve is 10 km from east to west, and 26 km from north to south. Most of the IBA is between 1,300 m and 2,200 m, and has prominent mountains and valleys. The main habitat type is primary subtropical broadleaf evergreen forest.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Tetracentron sinense, Burretiodendron hsienmu and Alsophila spinulosa. Animals include Neofelis nebulosa, Panthera tigris, Hylobates concolor, Macaca assamensis, Capricornis sumatraensis and Cervus unicolor.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Huanglianshan. Downloaded from on 01/08/2021.