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Location China (mainland), Gansu
Central coordinates 103o 21.00' East  34o 28.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 250,000 ha
Altitude 2,100 - 4,630m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in southern Jone County, Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. The main habitat in the IBA is grassland, with some forest and agricultural land.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca winter  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Sichuan Jay Perisoreus internigrans resident  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Snowy-cheeked Laughingthrush Garrulax sukatschewi resident  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Rusty-throated Parrotbill Paradoxornis przewalskii resident  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Guozhagou Nature Reserve 2,687 protected area contained by site 2,687  


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Jonê. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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