Site description (2009 baseline):

Site location and context
Located in Pingshan Town. The IBA include Longhu Shan Nature Reserve, which has 870 ha of monsoon forest remaining in its core area and nearby areas.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Presbytis francoisi and Macaca mulatta. However, since the establishment of the nature reserve, feeding of M. mulatta has greatly increased its population (now over 1,000), and P. francoisi is being out competed and reduced in number.

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Partially protected in the provincial-level Longhu Shan Nature Reserve (2,766 ha), which was established in 1980.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Longhushan. Downloaded from on 10/12/2023.