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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.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Castanopsis platycantha and Tetracentron sinense.

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 

IBA Monitoring

2008 low not assessed medium
  unset
Good - based on reliable and complete / representative data

Over-exploitation, persecution and control of species gathering terrestrial plants - unintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target) likely in long term (beyond 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Over-exploitation, persecution and control of species hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) likely in long term (beyond 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Over-exploitation, persecution and control of species logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale likely in long term (beyond 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species)  A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive  Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity  medium 

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  

Habitats

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wulianfeng. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2014

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