Xunle Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 42,525 ha

Site description (2009 baseline)
Located in the northern part of Huanjiang County, the north-western part of the nature reserve is adjacent to Guizhou Province. The IBA has many peaks between 900-1,300 m, and it includes 15,700 ha of forest.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Important plants include Bretschneidera sinensis and Alsophila spinulosa. Animals include Macaca assamensis, Macaca thibetana, Viverra zibetha, Moschus berezovskii, Manis pentadactyla, Felis temmincki and Python molurus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Xunle Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.