|Location||China (mainland), Sichuan|
|Central coordinates||102o 46.00' East 30o 41.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A2, A3|
|Altitude||1,100 - 5,364m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Located in the northern and eastern part of Baoxing County. The vegetation shows prominent vertical zonation, with subtropical broadleaf evergreen forest from 1,000-1,500 m, broadleaf evergreen and deciduous mixed forest from 1,500-2,000 m, coniferous-broadleaf mixed forest from 2,000-2,700 m, coniferous forest from 2,700-3,800 m, alpine scrub and grassland from 3,600-3,900 m, alpine scrub and grassland from 3,900-4,400 m, and alpine vegetation above 4,400 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)|
|Fengtongzhai (Sichuan)||Nature Reserve||40,000||protected area contained by site||39,000|
|Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries - Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains||World Heritage Site||924,500||protected area contains site||130,000|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||-|
Other biodiversity Nationally protected plants include Davidia involucrate, Tetracentron sinense and Cercidiphyllum japonicum. Animals include Ailurpoda melanolenca, Pygathrix roxellanae, Panthera pardus, Neofelis nebulosa, Ailurus fulgens, Cervus albirostris, Pseudois nayaur and Cervus unicolor.
Conservation response The IBA includes Fengtongzhai National Nature Reserve (39,000 ha), which was established in 1975. Fengtongzhai was designated in 2006 under the World Heritage Convention as part of the ‘Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries World Heritage Site’.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fengtongzhai Qiaoqi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/05/2013
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