Yindian Shan and Xiling Shan are both on the southern ridges of Dupangling in the Nanling mountains, and both mountains have a north-south orientation. The IBA has a monsoon climate, and forest cover is 75%.
Non-bird biodiversity: Important plants include Fokienia hodginsii and Liriodendron chinense. Animals include Manis pentadactyla, Macaca mulatta, Cervus unicolor, Capricornis sumatraensis, Viverricula indica and Moschus berezovskii.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yindian Shan and Xiling Shan ranges. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/10/2020.