|Location||China (mainland), Yunnan|
|Central coordinates||103o 19.00' East 27o 25.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A4i|
|Altitude||2,215 - 3,364m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Located on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, near the Sichuan-Guizhou border.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis||winter||2008||1,300 individuals||unknown||A1, A4i||Vulnerable|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Dashanbao||Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar)||5,958||protected area contained by site||5,958|
|Dashanbaoheijinghe||Nature Reserve||19,200||is identical to site||19,200|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
Other biodiversity No information.
Conservation response Established as a provincial-level nature reserve (19,200 ha) in 1990, and subsequently upgraded to a national nature reserve. Dashanbao was designated in 2004 as a ‘Wetland of International Importance’ (or Ramsar site) under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dashanbao Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/06/2013
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