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Location China (mainland), Shaanxi
Central coordinates 109o 22.00' East  32o 2.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 28,103 ha
Altitude 894 - 2,917m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located on the borders of Shaanxi, Hubei and Sichuan provinces, on the ridges of the Ba Shan mountains. The vegetation appears to be subtropical, and forest cover is over 80%.

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  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Hualongshan Nature Reserve 28,448 protected area contains site 22,775  


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

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

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