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Location China (mainland), Inner Mongolia
Central coordinates 122o 42.00' East  51o 35.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 107,348 ha
Altitude 1,000 - 1,466m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in Hulun Buir League, 100 km from Genhe Town. This IBA is on the main ridge of the Da Hinggan Ling mountains, and it includes more than 10 tributories of the Taliya He river. The main vegetation type is northern temperate coniferous forest.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Gulo gulo, Ursus arctos, Martes zibellina, Felis lynx, Alces alces, Cervus elaphus and Lepus timidus. Important plants include Triosteum himalayanum.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus breeding  2008  present  A1  Endangered 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis breeding  2008  present  A1  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Hanma Nature Reserve 107,348 is identical to site 107,348  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   -
Grassland   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Hanma Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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