The site was identified as important in 2001 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s)||Population estimate at site||IBA criteria met|
|Taiwan Green-pigeon Treron formosae||NT||resident||1990-1998||uncommon||A2|
|Ryukyu Scops-owl Otus elegans||NT||resident||1998||750-1,000 individuals||A2|
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2001).
|Habitat (IUCN level 1)||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lanyu. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/lanyu-iba-taiwan-china on 03/10/2023.