Nei Mongol Helan Shan Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 67,700 ha

Protection status:

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Martes foina, Felis bieti, Felis silvestris, Felis lynx, Panthra uncia, Cervus elaphus and Pseudois nayaur.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nei Mongol Helan Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 30/09/2020.