Yongde Daxueshan

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
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Area: 17,541 ha

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 low not assessed medium
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Site description
Located in the eastern part of Yongde County, western Yunnan. Daxueshan mountain is a southern extension of the Hengduan Shan mountains, and is the watershed of the Nu Jiang and Lanchang Jiang rivers. The climate is southern subtropical, and is affected by the Yunnan monsoon. The vegetation in the reserve is well preserved, and is mainly southern subtropical forest.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Tetracentron sinense and Helicia shweliensis. Animals include Nycticebus coucang, Hylobates concolor, Selenarctos thibetanus, Neofelis nebulosa and Manis pentadactyla.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yongde Daxueshan. Downloaded from on 16/05/2022.