Zhouzhi Nature Reserve

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA criteria met: A1, A3 (2009)
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Area: 56,393 ha

Site description (baseline)
Located on the upper Hei He river, and an important water resource for Xi’an City. The IBA is in the forests on the northern slopes of the central Qinling mountains, and it includes four protection stations.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: This nature reserve was established for the protection of Giant Panda and Snub-nosed Langur (Golden Monkey).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Zhouzhi Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 09/06/2023.