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Location China (mainland), Zhejiang
Central coordinates 121o 17.00' East  28o 9.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 4,300 ha
Altitude 0 - 5m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in the east of the Yuhuan Peninsula, separated from Yueqing Bay by Xuanmen Gang. The main habitat in the IBA is inter-tidal mudflats.

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 non-breeding  1997  220 individuals  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2008  present  A4iii   


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Xuanmen Wan. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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