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Location China (mainland), Heilongjiang
Central coordinates 125o 50.00' East  48o 42.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 26,641 ha
Altitude 600 - 800m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in the north-east of Nehe City, with Wuda Lianchi (CN006) on its eastern border. Maoshan Nature Reserve (formerly Maoshan Forest Farm) is the source of many rivers.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri breeding  2008  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa unknown  2008  present  A1  Least Concern 
Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus breeding  2008  present  A1  Endangered 
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana breeding  2008  present  A1  Endangered 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis breeding  2008  present  A1  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Maoshan Nature Reserve 26,641 is identical to site 26,641  


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Maoshan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 01/12/2015

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