CN277
Xishui Nature Reserve


Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 48,700 ha


Site description
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.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Footprints of South China Tiger were seen until 2000.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Xishui Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2021.