Jigong Shan Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
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Area: 2,936 ha

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity

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.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jigong Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 28/11/2021.