|Location||China (mainland), Inner Mongolia|
|Central coordinates||122o 14.00' East 42o 46.00' North|
|Altitude||168 - 253m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Located in the south-western part of Horqin Zuoyi Houqi, Jirem League, 25 km from Ganjig. The IBA includes a 24 km long valley, 200-300 m wide and 40-50 m in depth, which was formed by erosion caused by water flow. In the valley dense forest grows along the river banks, and the area was designated as a forest preservation area in 1952 and established as a forestry farm since 1958. Outside the valley the habitats are sand dunes, grassland and scrub.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Swan Goose Anser cygnoid||unknown||2008||present||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Great Bustard Otis tarda||unknown||2008||present||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis||unknown||2008||present||-||A1||Endangered|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Daqinggou||Nature Reserve||8,183||is identical to site||8,183|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
Other biodiversity Nationally protected plants include Quercus mongolica and Fraxinus mandshurica.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Daqinggou Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/07/2014
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