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Location China (mainland), Yunnan
Central coordinates 103o 50.00' East  28o 5.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 793,200 ha
Altitude 350 - 3,188m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in the north-eastern part of Yunnan, with the Jingsha Jiang valley to the west and north. At 3,188 m, Jingzi Shan is the highest peak in the area, while the lowest point is at 350 m in the Jingsha Jiang valley.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Sichuan Partridge Arborophila rufipectus resident  2008  present  A1  Endangered 
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Omei Shan Liocichla Liocichla omeiensis resident  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Yongshansanjiangkou Nature Reserve 6,680 protected area contained by site 6,680  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   35%
Shrubland   29%
Artificial - terrestrial   -

Other biodiversity Nationally protected plants include Castanopsis platycantha and Tetracentron sinense.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wulianfeng. Downloaded from on 26/10/2014

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