Located in Xishui County, northern Guizhou. It is the largest nature reserve in Guizhou. Located between the northern slope of the Guizhou Plateau and the Sichuan Basin, the IBA has broadleaf evergreen forest, coniferous forest, mixed forest, secondary scrub and montane grassland.
Non-bird biodiversity: Footprints of South China Tiger were seen until 2000.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Xishui Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2021.