Country/territory: China (mainland)
IBA criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 22,322 ha
Site description (baseline)
Longgan Hu is located in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, in eastern Hubei Province adjacent to Anhui Province. Massive reclamation projects in 1957 and 1978 reduced the original lake area by 24,660 ha or 65%.
Non-bird biodiversity: No information.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Longgan Hu Wetland Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/15666 on 10/06/2023.