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Location China (mainland), Zhejiang
Central coordinates 119o 11.00' East  27o 50.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 26,051 ha
Altitude 550 - 1,921m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located on the boundaries of Longquan City and Qingyuan County, is the central part of Donggong ranges of the Wuyi Shan mountains. The highest and second highest peaks in Zhejiang, Huangmaojian at 1,921 m and Baishanzu at 1,856.7 m, are both located in the IBA.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Emmenopterys henryi, Liriodendron chinense and Fokienia hodginsii. Animals include Panthera pardus, Neofelis nebulosa, Capricornis sumatraensis and Macaca mulatta.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti resident  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Elliot's Pheasant Syrmaticus ellioti resident  2008  present  A1  Near Threatened 
Brown-chested Jungle-flycatcher Rhinomyias brunneatus breeding  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Fengyangshan-baishanzu (Zhejiang) Nature Reserve 26,052 is identical to site 26,051  


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

Further web sources of information 

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) species/site profile. This site has been identified as an AZE due to it containing a Critically Endangered or Endangered species with a limited range.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Fengyang Shan-Baishanzu Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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