Longtan Reservoir

Country/territory: China (mainland)

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

Protection status:

Site description
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 (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Longtan Reservoir. Downloaded from on 29/11/2020.