|Location||China (mainland), Hunan|
|Central coordinates||114o 0.00' East 26o 31.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A2, A3|
|Altitude||550 - 1,884m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Taoyuandong Nature Reserve is located in the central part of the Luoxiao mountains. It is the watershed and source of several major river systems of Hunan and Jiangxi Provinces.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Elliot's Pheasant Syrmaticus ellioti||resident||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Near Threatened|
|Brown-chested Jungle-flycatcher Rhinomyias brunneatus||unknown||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Taoyuandong||Nature Reserve||23,786||is identical to site||23,786|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||-|
Other biodiversity No information.
Conservation response Established as a provincial-level nature reserve (8,288 ha) in 1982, and upgraded to a national nature reserve (23,786 ha) in 2002.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Taoyuandong Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/06/2013
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