|Location||China (mainland), Jiangxi|
|Central coordinates||114o 27.00' East 24o 34.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A2, A3|
|Altitude||280 - 1,430m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Located on the border between Guangdong and Jiangxi Provinces, in the Nan Ling mountains. The IBA has dense subtropical broadleaf evergreen forests.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti||resident||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|White-eared Night-heron Gorsachius magnificus||unknown||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Endangered|
|Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha||unknown||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Jiulianshan||Nature Reserve||13,412||is identical to site||13,412|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
Other biodiversity Many of the plants are of ancient origin, including Ginkgo biloba and tree-ferns.
Conservation response Established as a nature reserve in 1975, upgraded to provincial level in 1981 and to a national nature reserve in 2003. The reserve joined the MAB network in 1995, the first reserve in Jiangxi to join the network. It was established as a national forest park in January 2006.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jiulianshan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/05/2013
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