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Location China (mainland), Heilongjiang
Central coordinates 124o 52.00' East  51o 58.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 60,000 ha
Altitude 150 - 1,000m
Year of IBA assessment 2009





Site description Located in Huma County. The Huma He is a tributary of the upper Heilongjiang River. The habitats in the IBA include hilly slopes, marshes and floodplains.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus unknown  2008  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri unknown  2008  present [units unknown]  A1  Critically Endangered 
Swan Goose Anser cygnoides unknown  2008  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Baikal Teal Anas formosa unknown  2008  present [units unknown]  A1  Least Concern 
Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus unknown  2008  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana unknown  2008  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Humahe Nature Reserve 60,000 is identical to site 60,000  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -
Forest   -

Other biodiversity Nationally protected plants include Panax ginseng, Pinus sylvestris and Acanthopanax senticosus. Animals include Alces alces, Martes zibellina and Vulpes vulpes.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Huma He Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2014

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