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Location China (mainland), Heilongjiang
Central coordinates 123o 28.00' East  46o 26.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 32,000 ha
Altitude 134 - 164m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located on the edge of Tailai County. It is a marshy area surrounded by sand dunes and grassland, and habitats include forestry woodland, reservoir, river and reedbeds.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: More than 20 species of mammals are recorded, including Canis lupus, Vulpes vulpes, Nyctereutes procyonoides, Arctonyx collaris, Mustela eversmanni and Ondatra zibethicus.

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 
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri unknown  2008  present  A1, A4i  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 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis unknown  2008  present  A1  Endangered 
White-naped Crane Antigone vipio unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tailai Dongfanghong. Downloaded from on 07/03/2015

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