Tianma Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
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Area: 28,914 ha

Site description
Located in the mountains of Jinzhai County, where Anhui borders Hubei and Hunan provinces. Forest cover is 75.6%, a forest area of 21,327.3 ha. The vegetation has prominent vertical zonation, and mainly comprises northern subtropical evergreen forest and broadleaf deciduous mixed forest. In flat areas the trees are mainly beeches.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Pinus dabeshanensis. Nationally protected animals include Andrias davidianus, Panthera pardus, Lutra lutra, Manis pentadactyla and Rana rugulosa.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tianma Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 02/12/2021.