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Location China (mainland), Inner Mongolia
Central coordinates 109o 35.00' East  41o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 1,100,000 ha
Altitude 1,100 - 1,700m
Year of IBA assessment 2009





Site description Located in Damaoqi, northern Baotou City, with the Mongolian border to the north. The IBA comprises 85% desertified grassland.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni unknown  2008  present  A1  Least Concern 
Great Bustard Otis tarda unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

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

Other biodiversity Nationally protected animals include Procapra gutturosa, Canis lupus and Vulpes vulpes.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Damaoqi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/08/2014

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