Tumen River at Jingxin-Fangchuan

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii (2009)
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Area: 8,000 ha

Site description
Located in Hunchun City. The IBA is on the northern slopes of the Changbai Shan mountains near to where China borders Russia and North Korea. Habitats include many lakes, sand islands and marshes, and it is estimated that over 20,000 birds occur in the area.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: There are occasional records of Phoca largha at Kangjiangkou.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tumen River at Jingxin-Fangchuan. Downloaded from on 31/01/2023.