Sites - Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)
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China (mainland), Yunnan
100o 44.00' East 27o 40.00' North
Year of IBA assessment
Site description Lugu Hu is located in north-western Yunnan and south-western Sichuan. It is a freshwater lake with shallow marshes along the edge. The lake circumference is 44 km, and it extends 9.4 km from north to south and 5.2 km from east to west. There are three islands in the lake and a peninsula.
Non-bird biodiversity: Ottelia acuminata var. crispa is endemic to Lugu Hu.