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Location China (mainland), Sichuan
Central coordinates 102o 46.00' East  30o 41.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 130,000 ha
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.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Chinese Monal Lophophorus lhuysii resident  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

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  

Habitats

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fengtongzhai Qiaoqi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/08/2014

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