Country/territory: China (mainland)
IBA criteria met: A1, A2 (2009)
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Area: 16,000 ha
Site description (baseline)
Located in Chuxiong City. The main habitats in the IBA are coniferous forest, scrub and grassland, with a forest cover of 94%. The nature reserve consists of a 12,000 ha buffer zone and a 4,000 ha core area, and 1,753 ha of the national forest receive good protection.
Non-bird biodiversity: No information.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Zixishan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/27207 on 01/06/2023.