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Location China (mainland), Heilongjiang
Central coordinates 131o 0.00' East  46o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 33,000 ha
Altitude 160 - 300m
Year of IBA assessment 2009





Site description Qixing Lazi Siberian Tiger Nature Reserve is located on the northern slopes of Wanda Shan mountain, in an area with many forestry farms. Natural vegetation covers an area of 20,971 ha within the reserve.

Populations of IBA trigger species

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

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Qixinglazi Nature Reserve 23,000 is identical to site 23,000  

Habitats

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

Other biodiversity Nationally protected animals include Panthera tigris altaia, Felis lynx, Martes zibellina, Cervus elaphus, Lepus timidus, Lutra lutra and Selenarctos thibetanus. Nationally protected plants include Phellodendron chinense, Fraxinus mandshurica and Juglans mandshurica.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Qixing Lazi Siberian Tiger Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/07/2014

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