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Location China (mainland), Jilin
Central coordinates 123o 40.00' East  44o 48.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 11,000 ha
Altitude 120 m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located 3 km south of Dabusu Town, with Langyaba Scenery Spot to the east. The IBA mainly comprises Dabusu Hu lake and the extensive marshes that surround it.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Abundant in fish and small mammals.

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 
Great Bustard Otis tarda breeding  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis breeding  2008  present  A1, A4i  Endangered 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2008  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Dabusu Hu. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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