CN498
Rong Jiang Estuary


Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4iii (2009)
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Area: 2,000 ha

Protection status:


Site description
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.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rong Jiang Estuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.