Zhouzhi Nature Reserve

Year of compilation: 2009

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).

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
The IBA is inside a national nature reserve (56,393 ha), which was established in 1988.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Zhouzhi Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 01/06/2023.