Located in Xinyang County, east of the Tongbai Shan mountains and at the western end of the Dabie Shan mountains. Forest covers 2,859.8 ha, about 90% of the IBA.
Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Changnienia amoena and Emmenopterys henryi. Animals include Andrias davidianus, Panthera pardus, Lutra lutra, Viverra zibetha, Viverricula indica and Naemorhedus goral.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jigong Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2020.