Located in the south-western part of Rongshui County. The IBA has sections on both sides of the Mindong He river.
Non-bird biodiversity: Important plants include Halesia macgregorii. Animals include Andrias davidianus, Macaca thibetana and Viverricula indica.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sijian Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020.