Country/territory: China (mainland)
IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 128,924 ha
Site description (baseline)
The typical habitat in the Nanling mountains is broadleaf-evergreen forest, including areas of both primary and secondary forests. There are many peaks of over 1,000 m, including the highest mountain in Guangdong Province, Shikengkong at 1,902 m.
Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Fokienia hodginsii, Pinus kwangtungensis, Tsuga tckekiangensis, Amentotaxus argotaenia, Taxus chinensis and Pseudotaxus chienii.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Nanling mountains. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/15724 on 04/06/2023.