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Location China (mainland), Shaanxi
Central coordinates 107o 31.00' East  33o 49.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 1,600 ha
Altitude 1,000 - 2,700m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located adjacent to the Qinling mountains. The main habitats in the IBA are temperate montane broadleaf-coniferous mixed forest and coniferous forest (c.60%), and there is also some scrub and agricultural land.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Reeves's Pheasant Syrmaticus reevesii resident  1984-1995  138 individuals  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Taibaishan Nature Reserve 56,325 protected area contains site 1,600  


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Erlangba. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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