Melmeg (Momege) Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii (2009)
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Area: 144,000 ha

Site description (2009 baseline)
Located in Zhenlai County, western Jilin Province, 22 km from the city. The IBA includes 30,000 ha of marshes, 20,000 ha of grassland, 11,540 ha of woodland and 11,200 ha of agricultural land.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Mammals include Canis lupus, Vulpes vulpes and Lepus capensis.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Melmeg (Momege) Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 01/12/2023.