|Location||China (mainland), Yunnan|
|Central coordinates||100o 40.00' East 24o 30.00' North|
|Altitude||1,151 - 3,306m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Wuliang Shan is located in Jingdong County, western Yunnan. It is the watershed of the Lanchang Jiang and Chuan He (upper course of Red River) rivers. It is an elongated mountain with a north-south orientation, which extends 50 km from north to south and 7 km from east to west. The IBA has a southern subtropical monsoon climate, with prominent vertical vegetation zonation. Well-preserved broadleaf evergreen forest is found at 2,000-2,800 m, covering an area of 11,361 ha (48.6% of the reserve area).
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Green Peafowl Pavo muticus||-||2004||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Endangered|
|Giant Nuthatch Sitta magna||-||2004||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Endangered|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Wuliangshan||Nature Reserve||30,938||protected area contained by site||30,938|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||-|
Other biodiversity Nationally protected plants include Euptelea pleiospermum and Tetracentron sinense. Animals include Panthera tigris, Neofelis nebulosa, Panthera pardus, Nycticebus coucang, Macaca assamensis, Presbytis phayrei and Hylobates concolor.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wuliangshan. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2013
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