|Location||China (mainland), Sichuan|
|Central coordinates||104o 45.00' East 32o 35.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A2, A3|
|Altitude||1,150 - 3,864m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Located in Guanhu Town, Qingchuan County of Guangyuan City, on the northern edge of the Sichuan Basin, on the north-western side of Longmen Shan and in the southern foothills of the Motian Ling mountains. The IBA is bordered by Baishui Jiang Nature Reserve (CN169) in Wenxian County, Gansu Province to the north and Pingwu County to the west. It is highest in the north-west and lowest in the south-east. The vegetation shows prominent vertical zonation, with evergreen broadleaf forest (below 1,600 m), mixed evergreen and deciduous broadleaf forests and conifers (1,600-2,100 m), mixed broadleaf-coniferous forest (2,100-2,400 m), subalpine coniferous forest (2,400-3,600 m) and alpine scrub and meadows (above 3,600 m).
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Chinese Monal Lophophorus lhuysii||resident||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Tangjiahe||Nature Reserve||40,000||is identical to site||40,000|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
Other biodiversity Nationally protected plants include Davidia involucrate, Tetracentron sinense and Cathaya argyrophylla. Animals include Panthera tigris amoyensis, Panthera pardus, Neofelis nebulosa, Presbytis francoisi, Macaca mulatta, Manis pentadactyla, Viverra zibetha and Viverricula indica.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tangjiahe Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/03/2014
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