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Location China (mainland), Shaanxi
Central coordinates 107o 21.00' East  33o 5.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i
Area 440 ha
Altitude 580 m
Year of IBA assessment 2009





Site description Located in the western section of the Daiba Shan mountains, on the northern slope of the Micang Shan mountains, 15 km south of Chenggu Town. The egretry in the IBA is located in the valley between the two mountain ranges. Over 70% of the area is broadleaf-coniferous mixed forest, with little human activity.

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  1990  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Egretta garzetta unknown  2008  present  A4i  Not Recognised 
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax unknown  2008  present  A4i  Least Concern 

Habitats

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Erlinggou. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/12/2014

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