CN031
Sanjiang Nature Reserve


Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 198,100 ha

Protection status:


Site description
Located along the border of Tongjiang and Fuyuan counties. Sanjiang Nature Reserve is an inland ox-bow lake wetland. The eastern part of this lake is located on the western bank of the Wusuli Jiang river (River Ussuri), and the western part of the lake is on the Yalu Jiang river.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Thirty-seven species of mammals have been recorded in the area, including 10 that are nationally protected including Panthera tigris altaia, Martes zibellina and Cervus nippon.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sanjiang Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2020.