Country/territory: China (mainland)
IBA criteria met: A1, A4iii (2009)
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Area: 2,000 ha
Site description (baseline)
The IBA includes the estuaries of the Han Jiang, Rong Jiang and Lian Jiang rivers. This was historically an area of mangrove forest, but this was destroyed by reclamation. Tens of thousands of waterbirds pass through the IBA on migration.
Non-bird biodiversity: No information.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rong Jiang Estuary. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/15733 on 08/06/2023.