Zhengzhou Huanghe Wetland Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 38,007 ha

Site description (2009 baseline)
The IBA includes 2,055 ha of forest, 7,352 ha of agricultural land, 19,000 ha of beaches, 9,500 ha of open water, and about 100 ha of ponds. There is human activity throughout most of the nature reserve, which causes considerable disturbance.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: 217 species of land vertebrates have been recorded, including Lutra lutra.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Zhengzhou Huanghe Wetland Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 05/12/2023.