Liupan Shan Nature Reserve

Year of compilation: 2009

Site description
Located in southernmost Ningxia, on the border of Gansu Province. The IBA is between the Wei He and Jing Shui watersheds and is the source of the Jing He river. It has a moist temperate climate and the main habitat is montane grassland, and there are also areas of montane broadleaf deciduous forest and agricultural land.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Established as a national nature reserve (67,300 ha) in 1988.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Liupan Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 24/01/2021.