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Location Taiwan (China), Kaohsiung
Central coordinates 120o 23.00' East  22o 32.00' North
IBA criteria A4i
Area 319 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Chinese Wild Bird Federation



Site description Extent of this site: Fengshan (or Phoenix Mt. in Chinese) Reservoir is situated at Chihkan Mt. of Daliao Village, Kaohsiung County, adjacent to the Coastal Highway. This area is within the Taiwan Provincial Water Company 7 Division, which provides public water supply principally for industrial use. The area for water resource conservation is 275 ha, extending to Linyuan and Daliao Village of Kaohsiung County and Hsiaogang District of Kaohsiung City. The area of the reservoir is 7.47 ha, and holds up to 8.7 million tons of water.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo winter  1988-2000  19-1,578 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   major
Artificial - terrestrial   minor

References • Chang, H. W. 1993. Proceedings of the Fourth Environmental Policy and Administration conference. Public Affairs Institute, Sun Yat-sen University. • Oh, R. U. 1998. Report on investigation results of the 1997 Great Cormorant Team. Chirrups No. 210. Kaohsiung Wild Bird Society. • Kaohsiung Wild Bird Society. 2000. Investigation research on feeding behavior of the Great Cormorant and its influences on aquaculture. Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan. In press.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fengshan Reservoir. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/09/2014

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