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Location China (mainland), Guizhou
Central coordinates 105o 59.00' East  28o 28.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 13,300 ha
Altitude 330 - 1,455m
Year of IBA assessment 2009





Site description Located in Hushi, Chishui County, in north-western Guizhou. The IBA has well developed tropical broadleaf evergreen forests. The area has high biodiversity, including a high concentration of nationally protected plants such as Cyathea spinulosa, and the Guizhou endemic Camellia luteoflora.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Reeves's Pheasant Syrmaticus reevesii resident  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Chishuisuoluo Nature Reserve 13,300 protected area contains site 3,200  

Habitats

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

Other biodiversity Nationally protected plants include Fokienia hodginsii and Alsophila spinulosa. Animals include Neofelis nebulosa, Selenarctos thibetanus, Capricornis sumatraensis, Moschus berezovskii, Manis pentadactyla and Macaca thibetana.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chishui Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/08/2014

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