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Location China (mainland), Zhejiang
Central coordinates 121o 35.00' East  28o 37.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 10,200 ha
Altitude 0 - 5m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located on the coast of central Zhejiang. The IBA includes the estuary and inter-tidal mudflats between Jiaojiangkou and Jinqing Town, Taizhou City.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri winter  1997  47 individuals  unknown  A1  Critically Endangered 
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 non-breeding  1997  135 individuals  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: Taizhou Wan. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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