|Location||China (mainland), Guizhou|
|Central coordinates||106o 10.00' East 28o 15.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A3|
|Altitude||420 - 1,756m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Located in Xishui County, northern Guizhou. It is the largest nature reserve in Guizhou. Located between the northern slope of the Guizhou Plateau and the Sichuan Basin, the IBA has broadleaf evergreen forest, coniferous forest, mixed forest, secondary scrub and montane grassland.
Non-bird biodiversity: Footprints of South China Tiger were seen until 2000.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Reeves's Pheasant Syrmaticus reevesii||resident||2008||present||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Xishuizhongyaredaisenlin||Nature Reserve||48,666||is identical to site||48,666|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Xishui Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/09/2015
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