Naoli He Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii (2009)
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Area: 160,595 ha

Site description (2009 baseline)
The Naoli He river is a tributary of the Wusuli Jiang river (River Ussuri), and has a length of 596 km. The IBA is located on the lower and middle reaches of the river, bounded by the flood-control levees.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Twenty-five species of mammals have been recorded in the area, including Cervus nippon, Cervus elaphus, Alces alces, Selenarctos thibetanus, Lutra lutra, Canis lupus and Lepus timidus. Nationally protected plants include Phellodendron chinense, Fraxinus mandshurica and Juglans mandshurica.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Naoli He Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 28/11/2023.