Mamize Nature Reserve

Year of compilation: 2009

Site description
Located in the northern part of Leibo County. The IBA is on the eastern slope of Huangmaogeng in the Liangshan mountains, north of the Jinsha Jiang river (i.e. the upper reaches of the Yangtze River).

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Important site also to Giant Panda, Lesser panda, Leopard, Musk Deer and Asiatic Black Bear.

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Established as a provincial-level nature reserve in March 2001, and upgraded to a national nature reserve in 2003.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mamize Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 21/03/2023.