Longtan Reservoir

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1 (2009)
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Area: 28,000 ha

Site description (2009 baseline)
Located in Beipiao City, western Liaoning, bordering Tangfang Nanshan to the east, Qianjingzi to the west, Longtan to the north and Zhuangtouying to the south. The IBA is a narrow and long site which extends from north to south, and includes Longtan Reservoir, Longtan channel and the Gudong He river.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Mammals include Common Hedgehog, Wolf, Red Fox, Raccoon Dog, Polecat, Siberian Weasel, Common Badger, Leopard Cat and Roe Deer. Amphibians include tree frogs and soft-shelled turtles.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Longtan Reservoir. Downloaded from on 24/02/2024.