Keluo He Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 3,577 ha

Site description (2009 baseline)
Located in Nenjiang County. Keluo He Nature Reserve is in the middle reaches of the Keluo He river, which is a tributary of the Nen Jiang river. It lies in a transition zone between the Xiao Hinggan Ling mountains and the Nen Jiang plains. The area comprises meadows, patches of forest and plantations, and is rich in water plants.

Key biodiversity
More than 1,000 ducks and geese occur in the spring.

Non-bird biodiversity: Thirty mammal species have been recorded. Nationally protected plants include Fraxinus mandshurica, Juglans mandshurica, Betula verrucosa and Fructus schisandrae.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Keluo He Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 25/02/2024.