Longgan Hu Wetland Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 22,322 ha

Site description (2009 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%.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Longgan Hu Wetland Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.