Wuda Lianchi Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1 (2009)
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Area: 100,800 ha

Protection status:

Site description
Located in Wuda Lianchi City. The IBA is on the plain at the western edge of the Xiao Hinggan Ling mountains. Ancient volcanic activities formed five linked lakes (“Lianchi”), with a total area of 1,800 ha. There is agricultural land around the lakes, and woodland in the riverine lowlands.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Lutra lutra, Cervus elaphus and Nyctereutes procyonoides.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wuda Lianchi Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 29/11/2020.