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Location China (mainland), Chongqing
Central coordinates 109o 58.00' East  31o 25.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 38,039 ha
Altitude 1,000 - 2,800m
Year of IBA assessment 2009





Site description Located in the north-eastern part of Wushan County, the IBA is linked to Shennongjia (CN348) in Hubei Province in the north-east. The main vegetation types are broadleaf evergreen forest, mixed broadleaf evergreen and deciduous forest and coniferous forest.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Reeves's Pheasant Syrmaticus reevesii resident  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Wulipo Nature Reserve 38,039 is identical to site 38,039  

Habitats

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

Other biodiversity Nationally protected species include Leopard, Clouded Leopard, Asiatic Black Bear, Goral and Rhesus Macaque.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wulipo Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/07/2014

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