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Location China (mainland), Jiangxi
Central coordinates 116o 38.00' East  29o 48.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 12,500 ha
Altitude 100 - 537m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Taohongling Sika Deer Nature Reserve is located in the central part of Pengze County, and has a core area of 2,667 ha. There are no human residents in the nature reserve, and outside the reserve boundary there are mainly lowland agricultural lands. The elevation increases inside the reserve boundary to 300-500 m, with the highest point at 536.6 m. There are valleys with small streams and three reservoirs at the edge of the reserve.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include Panthera pardus, Neofelis nebulosa, Cervus nippon, Manis pentadactyla, Viverricula indica and Viverra zibetha.

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 
Yellow Bunting Emberiza sulphurata passage  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Taohongling Nature Reserve 12,500 is identical to site 4,500  


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

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

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