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Location China (mainland), Yunnan
Central coordinates 103o 30.00' East  26o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 11,387 ha
Altitude 2,500 m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description The IBA includes Chang Haizi and Daqiao Shuiku, two small reservoirs in Huize County. The reservoirs and the nearby agricultural land are foraging and roosting sites of wintering Grus nigricollis.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis unknown  2008  present  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Huize Chang Haizi and Daqiao Shuiku National Nature Reserve 11,387 is identical to site 11,387  
Huizeheijinghe Nature Reserve 8,800 protected area contained by site 8,800  
Huizehuangshan Nature Reserve 1,745 protected area contained by site 1,745  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -
Grassland   -

Other biodiversity No information.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Huize Black-necked Crane Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 20/08/2014

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