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Location China (mainland), Shaanxi
Central coordinates 108o 3.00' East  33o 46.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 56,393 ha
Altitude 980 - 2,996m
Year of IBA assessment 2009





Site description Located on the upper Hei He river, and an important water resource for Xi’an City. The IBA is in the forests on the northern slopes of the central Qinling mountains, and it includes four protection stations.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Reeves's Pheasant Syrmaticus reevesii resident  1969  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Zhouzhijinsihou Nature Reserve 56,393 is identical to site 56,393  

Habitats

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

Other biodiversity This nature reserve was established for the protection of Giant Panda and Snub-nosed Langur (Golden Monkey).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Zhouzhi Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/08/2014

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