|Location||China (mainland), Inner Mongolia|
|Central coordinates||118o 36.00' East 44o 14.00' North|
|Altitude||1,000 - 1,997m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Located in the southern section of the Da Hinggan Ling mountains. The mountains in the IBA extend from north-east to south-west and average over 1,000 m, with the highest peak, named Wulanbashan, at 1,997 m. The vegetation is complex, with grassland and broadleaf forest.
Non-bird biodiversity: One hundred and forty Naemorhedus goral were discovered here in 1999.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Swan Goose Anser cygnoid||unknown||2008||present||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga||unknown||2008||present||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Great Bustard Otis tarda||breeding||2008||present||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Saihan UI||National Nature Reserve||100,400||is identical to site||100,400|
|Saihan Wula||UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve||100,506||protected area contains site||100,400|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Saihan Ul Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/02/2016
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