Tianping Shan

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 108,000 ha

Site description
Tianping Shan is a branch of the Yuecheng Ling range of the Nanling mountains. Forest cover in the IBA is about 12%.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Important plants include Fokienia hodginsii and Cathaya argyrophylla. Nationally protected animals include Andrias davidianus, Neofelis nebulosa, Macaca thibetana, Macaca mulatta, Manis pentadactyla, Viverra zibetha, Viverricula indica, Cervus unicolor and Moschus berezovskii.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tianping Shan. Downloaded from on 28/11/2022.