CN173
Yinchuan plain


Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
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Area: 448,000 ha

Protection status:


Site description
Located in northern Ningxia, with the Yellow River flowing along the eastern border of the site. The climate in the IBA is temperate and arid. It is one of the main agricultural areas in Ningxia with some industrial development.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yinchuan plain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.