This IBA includes the whole of Longlin and Xilin counties, and the area between Tianlin County and Panying Shan mountain. It lies at the edge of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau. The vegetation is well preserved in the IBA, and includes intact broadleaf and coniferous forests.
Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Andrias davidianus, Python molurus, Manis pentadactyla, Felis temmincki, Viverricula indica, Viverra zibetha and Moschus berezovskii.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Longlin-Xilin. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/10/2019.