This IBA comprises plains along the Yarlong Zangpo river.
Non-bird biodiversity: No information.
Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
The provincial-level Painbo Nature Reserve was established in 1993, mainly to protect the wintering Grus nigricollis. It was expanded and upgraded into the present national nature reserve in 2003.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yarlong Zangpo Middle Reaches Black-necked Crane Nature Reserve. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 05/08/2021.