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Location China (mainland), Chongqing
Central coordinates 108o 46.00' East  32o 3.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 16,800 ha
Altitude 1,000 - 2,400m
Year of IBA assessment 2009





Site description Beiping is on the southern slopes of the Dabashan mountains. The habitats in the IBA include broadleaf evergreen forest, mixed broadleaf evergreen and deciduous forest and coniferous evergreen forest. At 1,400-1,900 m there are patches of agricultural land, scrub and commercial woodland.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Reeves's Pheasant Syrmaticus reevesii resident  1965  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

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

Other biodiversity Nationally protected animals include Panthera pardus, Cervus albirostris, Macaca mulatta, Felis temmincki, Moschus berezovskii, Neofelis nebulosa, Viverra zibetha, Viverricula indica and Naemorhedus goral.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Beiping. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/09/2014

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