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Location China (mainland), Jilin
Central coordinates 126o 35.00' East  41o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4iii
Area 10,000 ha
Altitude 400 m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in the middle reaches of the Yalu Jiang river. The total length of the IBA is 60 km, and many waterbirds occur there on migration.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

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 passage  2008  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus resident  2008  present  A1  Endangered 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2008  present  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: Yunfeng Reservoir. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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