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Location China (mainland), Zhejiang
Central coordinates 118o 56.00' East  30o 10.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 10,800 ha
Altitude 396 - 1,787m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Zhejiang Qingliangfeng National Nature Reserve is located in the western part of Lin’an City, and is part of the northern section of the Baiji mountain ranges between Zhejiang and Anhui provinces. At 1,787.4 m, Qingliangfeng is the highest point in the IBA and in north-western Zhejiang.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Psedolarix kaempferi and Liriodendron chinense. Animals include Panthera pardus, Neofelis nebulosa, Capricornis sumatraensis and Cervus nippon.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Elliot's Pheasant Syrmaticus ellioti resident  2008  present  A1  Near Threatened 
Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus winter  2008  present  A1  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Qingliangfeng Nature Reserve 11,252 protected area contains site 10,800  


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Zhejiang Qingliangfeng Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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