|Location||China (mainland), Shandong|
|Central coordinates||120o 44.00' East 37o 55.00' North|
|Altitude||0 - 203m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description The Changdao Islands are also called Changshan Liedao, and they lie in the strait between the Shandong and Liaodong peninsulas. The IBA is a migratory bottleneck for birds, and more than one million birds migrate throught the islands annually. One of China’s most important bird-banding stations is on the islands.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca||unknown||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Great Bustard Otis tarda||unknown||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis||unknown||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Endangered|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Changdao||Nature Reserve||5,300||is identical to site||5,300|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||-|
Other biodiversity No information.
Conservation response Established as a nature reserve in 1982, and upgraded to a national nature reserve in 1988.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Changdao Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/05/2013
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