Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A3 (2009)
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Area: 16,000 ha

Site description
Lingzhan is located in the south-western part of Lingyun County. The IBA contains large areas of coniferous-broadleaf mixed forest and commercially-exploited forest. Hunting by local people is a potential threat to birds.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Viverra zibetha, Prionodon pardicolor, Manis pentadactyla and Naemorhedus goral.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lingzhan. Downloaded from on 16/05/2022.