Niumulin Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 250 ha

Protection status:

Site description
Niumulin Nature Reserve is located in the south-western part of Yongchun County, on the southern slope of the Daiyun mountains. The IBA has the best preserved subtropical broadleaf evergreen forest in southern Fujian. The main tree species are Castanopsis spp., Lithocarpus spp. and Cyclobalanopsis spp. of the family Fagaceae.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Camellia grijsii. Animals include Manis pentadactyla, Lutra lutra, Viverricula indica and Viverra zibetha.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Niumulin Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 02/12/2020.