Micang Shan Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 23,400 ha

Site description
Located in northern Nanjiang County, with the higher elevations in the northern part of the IBA. The best-preserved forest is found at 1,300-2,300 m. The vegetation shows vertical zonation, with broadleaf evergreen mixed forest at 1,300-1,600 m, mixed forest at 1,600-2,000 m, and subalpine coniferous forest at 2,000-2,300 m.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Panthera pardus, Neofelis nebulosa, Felis temmincki, Macaca mulatta, Viverra zibetha, Lutra lutra, Moschus berezovskii.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Micang Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 07/12/2021.