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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.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Gingo biloba. Animals include Neofelis nebulosa, Viverra zibetha and Manis pentadactyla.

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


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Jiugong Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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