|Location||China (mainland), Beijing|
|Central coordinates||115o 46.00' East 40o 33.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A3|
|Altitude||628 - 2,200m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Located in Yanqing County, northern Beijing, about 100 km from downtown Beijing. The IBA was established as Song Shan forestry area in the late 1950s and as a nature reserve in 1986. Song Shan is part of the Yan Shan mountain range. The vegetation is warm temperate deciduous broadleaf forest.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca||unknown||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Songshan||Nature Reserve||4,667||is identical to site||4,660|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
Other biodiversity Nationally protected animals include Panthera pardus, Vulpes vulpes, Mustela sibirica and Naemorhedus goral.
Conservation response Established as a national nature reserve (4,660 ha) in 1986.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Song Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/05/2013
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