|Location||China (mainland), Jilin|
|Central coordinates||123o 29.00' East 45o 24.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A4i, A4iii|
|Altitude||80 - 130m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Located in the south-western part of Da’an City, adjacent to the borders of Taonan City and Tongyu County. The IBA is an important breeding and staging site for ducks. The provincial forestry authorities established a hunting ground there in 1993, but it is not very popular with hunters because of its inaccessibility. Based on field work during the migration seasons, it is estimated that more than 150,000 individual birds are sometimes present in the IBA.
Non-bird biodiversity: Abundant in fish.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Swan Goose Anser cygnoid||unknown||1992||500 individuals||unknown||A1, A4i||Vulnerable|
|Bean Goose Anser fabalis||unknown||1992||1,200 individuals||unknown||A4i||Least Concern|
|Greylag Goose Anser anser||unknown||1992||3,000 individuals||unknown||A4i||Least Concern|
|Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana||unknown||2008||present||-||A1||Endangered|
|Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis||unknown||2008||present||-||A1||Endangered|
|A4iii Species group - waterbirds||unknown||2008||present||-||A4iii|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Niuxintaobao. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/07/2015
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