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Location China (mainland), Liaoning
Central coordinates 123o 16.00' East  42o 44.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4iii
Area 14,400 ha
Altitude 10 - 50m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in Kangping County, north-east Liaoning. The IBA comprises a small freshwater lake and the adjacent reedbeds.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

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 
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus passage  2008  present  A1  Critically 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: Wolong Hu (Xi Paozi). Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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