CN179
Kasha Hu Nature Reserve


Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2 (2009)
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Area: 19,200 ha

Protection status:

BirdLife China Programme

Site description
Located at the north-western edge of Luhuo County. Kasha Hu is a rectangular lake with an area of 109 ha and a maximum depth of 17 m.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Tsuga longibracteata and Abies sp. occur in the area. Animals include Moschus berezovskii, Moschus sifanicus, Selenarctos thibetanus, Felis lynx and Felis temmincki.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kasha Hu Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/11/2017.