Wolong Nature Reserve

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Chestnut-throated Partridge Tetraophasis obscurus LC resident 2000 present A3
Chinese Monal Lophophorus lhuysii VU resident 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Chinese Grouse Bonasa sewerzowi NT resident 2000 present A3
Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola VU breeding 2003 present A1, A3
Rusty-breasted Tit Poecile davidi LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Sooty Tit Aegithalos fuliginosus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Three-toed Parrotbill Paradoxornis paradoxus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Barred Laughingthrush Ianthocincla lunulata LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Red-winged Laughingthrush Trochalopteron formosum LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Sichuan Treecreeper Certhia tianquanensis LC resident 2003 present A1
Blackthroat Calliope obscura VU breeding 2003 present A1, A2, A3
Slaty Bunting Emberiza siemsseni LC breeding 2000 present A2, A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wolong Nature Reserve UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 200,000 protected area contains site 200,000
Wolong Nature Reserve 200,000 is identical to site 200,000
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries - Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 924,500 protected area overlaps with site 200,000


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Grassland -
Shrubland -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Forest -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wolong Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 12/08/2022.