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Location China (mainland), Hubei
Central coordinates 114o 33.00' East  29o 22.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 20,105 ha
Altitude 200 - 1,658m
Year of IBA assessment 2009





Site description Located in the north-eastern part of Hubei Province.

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 [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Elliot's Pheasant Syrmaticus ellioti resident  2008  present [units unknown]  A1  Near Threatened 
Swinhoe's Rail Coturnicops exquisitus unknown  2008  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha unknown  2008  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Brown-chested Jungle-flycatcher Rhinomyias brunneatus unknown  2008  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Jiugongshan Nature Reserve 20,105 is identical to site 20,105  

Habitats

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

Other biodiversity Nationally protected plants include Gingo biloba. Animals include Neofelis nebulosa, Viverra zibetha and Manis pentadactyla.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jiugong Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/04/2014

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