Located in the eastern part of Alxa Zuoqi, 30 km from Bayanhot and 50 km from Yinchuan. Helan Shan, at 3,556 m, is the highest mountain in Inner Mongolia.
Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Martes foina, Felis bieti, Felis silvestris, Felis lynx, Panthra uncia, Cervus elaphus and Pseudois nayaur.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nei Mongol Helan Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/09/2020.