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Location China (mainland), Henan
Central coordinates 114o 7.00' East  35o 24.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 24,780 ha
Altitude 64 - 81m
Year of IBA assessment 2009





Site description The nature reserve is divided into two sections, one located where Weihui City meets Yanjin County and the other a mudflat in Fengqiu County, with areas of 10,500 ha and 14,280 ha respectively. Both sections are wetlands on the lower Yellow River, and they are 41 km apart.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid unknown  1991  412 individuals  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus unknown  1991  250 individuals  unknown  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri unknown  2008  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa unknown  2008  present  A1  Least Concern 
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana unknown  2008  present  A1  Endangered 
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni unknown  2008  present  A1  Least Concern 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Great Bustard Otis tarda unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis unknown  2008  present  A1  Endangered 
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus unknown  2008  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
White-naped Crane Antigone vipio unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Hooded Crane Grus monacha unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Huanghegudaoshidi Nature Reserve 24,780 is identical to site 24,780  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yubei Huanghe Gudao Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2014

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