Siwang Shan Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
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Area: 14,000 ha

Site description
Located in Shihegang Township, Xinyang City. The habitats in this mountainous IBA include evergreen coniferous forest, mixed coniferous-broadleaf forest, deciduous forest and scrub.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: About 40 species of nationally protected wild animals including dhole, wolf, fox, goral, leopard cat, serow, otter ad giant salamander.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Siwang Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 29/11/2021.