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Location China (mainland), Heilongjiang
Central coordinates 129o 7.00' East  48o 5.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 18,400 ha
Altitude 285 - 688m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Fenglin Nature Reserve is located on the southern slope of the Xiao Hinggan Ling mountains, and extends 20 km from east to west and 16 km from north to south. It was the first nature reserve established to protect Pinus koraiensis in China.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus passage  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
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 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Fenglin Nature Reserve 18,400 is identical to site 18,400  


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Fenglin Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 28/11/2015

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