Located in central Gansu near the capital city of Lanzhou. The Yellow River flows through the centre of the IBA, which has a typical Loess Plateau landscape of river gullies and eroded mountains. Liujiaxia Reservoir was constructed inside the IBA, and much of the area is agricultural land.
Non-bird biodiversity: No information.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Loess Plateau in western Gansu. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/07/2020.