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Location China (mainland), Zhejiang
Central coordinates 121o 39.00' East  30o 0.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 2,200 ha
Altitude 0 - 5m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located on the east coast of Zhejiang, north of the Yong Jiang estuary, Ningbo City. The main habitat in the IBA is inter-tidal mudflat.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Himantopus himantopus unknown  2008  present  A4i  Not Recognised 
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris unknown  2008  present  A4i  Endangered 
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis unknown  2008  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Dunlin Calidris alpina unknown  2008  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Saunders's Gull Saundersilarus saundersi unknown  2008  present  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Yong Jiang Estuary. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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