Huzhong Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

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

Site description
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 (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Huzhong Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 26/09/2022.