Qidong Northern Yangtze Estuary Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1 (2009)
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Area: 21,491 ha

Site description
Located in Qidong City, on the northern bank of the Yangtze Estuary where the slow flowing waters result in sedimentation. The avifauna is likely to be very similar to the nearby Coastal Wetlands of Northern Chongming Dao Island (CN374).

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Qidong Northern Yangtze Estuary Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 25/01/2022.