Huzhong Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
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Area: 167,213 ha

Site description (2009 baseline)
Located in Huzhong District of Da Hinggan Ling Region. Huzhong Nature Reserve lies between the main ridge of the Da Hinggan Ling mountains and the north-eastern slope of the Yilehuli Shan mountains, and it is the only nature reserve in the taiga forest zone in China.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: There are 56 species of mammals in the reserve, including the nationally protected Alces alces, Gulo gulo and Martes zibellina.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Huzhong Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 24/02/2024.