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Location China (mainland), Yunnan
Central coordinates 125o 55.00' East  51o 15.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 229,523 ha
Altitude 370 - 1,044m
Year of IBA assessment 2009





Site description Located in Soling District of Da Hinggan Ling Region. Nanweng He Nature Reserve is in a hilly region on the eastern slope of the Da Hinggan Ling mountains, and includes the largest marshes in the Da Hinggan Ling area.

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  1985  2 breeding pairs  unknown  A1  Endangered 
Hooded Crane Grus monacha unknown  2008  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Blakiston's Fish-owl Ketupa blakistoni resident  2008  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Nanwenghe Nature Reserve 229,523 is identical to site 229,523  

Habitats

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

Other biodiversity More than 30 mammal species have been recorded, including Alces alces, Cervus elaphus, Felis lynx, Ursus arctos and Vulpes vulpes.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nanweng He Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/04/2014

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