Shijiu Hu (Anhui)

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 21,400 ha

Site description
Shijiu Hu lake overlaps two provinces, with the western part in Anhui and the eastern part in Jiangsu. When the water in the lake is 6 m deep open water covers an area of 21,400 ha, and when it is 8 m deep open water covers 34,000 ha.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Shijiu Hu (Anhui). Downloaded from on 30/01/2023.