Yongshan Maolin

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii (2009)
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Area: 300 ha

Protection status:

Site description
The main habitats are grassland and wetlands. The IBA is a migration bottleneck where up to one million birds of about 100 species pass through annually between September and November. The total number of herons (Ardeola bacchus, Nycticorax nycticorax etc) is estimated to be more than 20,000 birds.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yongshan Maolin. Downloaded from on 04/06/2020.