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Location China (mainland), Gansu
Central coordinates 105o 46.00' East  32o 59.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 6,667 ha
Altitude 610 - 1,200m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in southern Kangxian County, bordering Shaanxi Province. The IBA has a landscape of low mountains, with half of the area covered by temperate montane broadleaf deciduous forests and the rest of the site mostly scrub and agricultural land. The North-west Normal University conducted bird surveys in the 1960s and 1970s, and from 1993-1995 Lanzhou University had a project to study Reeve’s Pheasant at this site.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Reeves's Pheasant Syrmaticus reevesii resident  1992-1995  110 individuals  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Longshengou Nature Reserve 6,667 is identical to site 6,667  


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Longshengou Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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