Located in the Dabie Shan mountains, 55 km north-west of Yuexi County. The reserve has a core area of 2,120 ha, a buffer area of 2,840 ha and an economic area of 7,340 ha. Forest cover is 90%.
Non-bird biodiversity: This area is the type locality of Pinus dabeshanensis. Animals include Andrias davidianus, Panthera pardus and Viverricula indica.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yaoluoping Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/10/2019.