Longtan Reservoir

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2009 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR passage 1992 12-36 individuals A1
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana EN winter 2003 present A1
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor EN passage 1991-1993 2 individuals A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2009).


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Longtan Reservoir. Downloaded from on 01/10/2023.