Siling Co Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3, A4i (2009)
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Area: 2,032,380 ha

Site description
Located in Changtang, north-western Tibet. The average elevation of the IBA is 4,800 m, and it includes an extensive inland river system. The islets in the IBA’s lakes are important breeding grounds for birds.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Ursus arctos, Panthra uncia, Equus kiang and Pantholops hodgsoni.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Siling Co Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 31/03/2023.