Located on the eastern Loess Plateau, bordering Ningxia in the west and north. The Jing He river flows through the centre of the IBA. In the 1950s large flocks of Otis tarda occurred on migration, but they have been extinct here since the 1970s.
Non-bird biodiversity: No information.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pingliang. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/01/2021.