Wanmulin Nature Reserve

Site description (2009 baseline):

Site location and context
Wanmulin Nature Reserve is located in Jian'ou City, in northern Fujian Province. The reserve lies in the south-eastern section of the Wuyi Shan mountains. The forest has been protected for over 640 years, and nature succession has led to the formation of subtropical broadleaf mixed forest.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Cinnamomum micranthum and Phoebe bournei. Animals include Python molurus, Macaca mulatta, Manis pentadactyla and Viverricula indica.

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Established as a provincial-level nature reserve in 1980. However, the reserve is potentially vulnerable because of its small size and severe habitat destruction in the surrounding areas.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Wanmulin Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 26/09/2023.