Taohongling Sika Deer Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
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Area: 12,500 ha

Site description
Taohongling Sika Deer Nature Reserve is located in the central part of Pengze County, and has a core area of 2,667 ha. There are no human residents in the nature reserve, and outside the reserve boundary there are mainly lowland agricultural lands. The elevation increases inside the reserve boundary to 300-500 m, with the highest point at 536.6 m. There are valleys with small streams and three reservoirs at the edge of the reserve.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Panthera pardus, Neofelis nebulosa, Cervus nippon, Manis pentadactyla, Viverricula indica and Viverra zibetha.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Taohongling Sika Deer Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 19/08/2022.