Weinan Sanhe wetlands

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 39,375 ha

Site description
Located at the confluences of the Huang He, Wei He and Luo He rivers. Following the construction of Sanmenxia Dam, siltation increased greatly in the area, which has resulted in the development of shallow water areas, marshes, beaches and meadows. Many waterbirds winter in the area.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Weinan Sanhe wetlands. Downloaded from on 20/01/2022.