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Location China (mainland), Heilongjiang
Central coordinates 129o 6.00' East  46o 4.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 3,534 ha
Altitude 100 m
Year of IBA assessment 2009





Site description Located near Songhuajiang, Tonghe County. The IBA is a natural reedbed which extends 7 km from east to west and 3 km from north to south. It is used by migratory waterbirds.

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 unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
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 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis unknown  2008  present  A1  Endangered 
White-naped Crane Antigone vipio unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Hooded Crane Grus monacha unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Yangdali Nature Reserve 3,543 is identical to site 3,534  

Habitats

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

Other biodiversity No information.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yangdali Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/08/2014

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