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Location China (mainland), Jilin
Central coordinates 128o 5.00' East  42o 40.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Area 120,000 ha
Altitude 600 - 700m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Baihe-Wanbao is in a hilly region near to Erdaobeihe town and Wanbao town. Wetland habitats include reservoirs, lakes and rivers, with scattered marshes and agricultural lands. Secondary forest and coniferous-broadleaf mixed forest grow along ridges and valleys.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Mammals include Panthera tigris altaia, Panthera pardus, Felis lynx, Selenarctos thibetanus and Lutra lutra.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri breeding  2008  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata breeding  2008  500 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus resident  2008  present  A1  Endangered 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  2008  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Baihe-Wanbao. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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