Shijiu Hu (Anhui)

Country/territory: China (mainland)

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

Site description (2009 baseline)
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 (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Shijiu Hu (Anhui). Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.