Keluo He Nature Reserve

Year of compilation: 2009

Site description
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.

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Established as a county-level nature reserve in 1996, now a city-level nature reserve.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Keluo He Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 26/09/2020.