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Location China (mainland), Fujian
Central coordinates 118o 8.00' East  27o 2.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 189 ha
Altitude 234 - 556m
Year of IBA assessment 2009





Site description Wanmulin Nature Reserve is located in Jian'ou City, in northern Fujian Province. The reserve lies in the south-eastern section of the Wuyi Shan mountains. The forest has been protected for over 640 years, and nature succession has led to the formation of subtropical broadleaf mixed forest.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected plants include Cinnamomum micranthum and Phoebe bournei. Animals include Python molurus, Macaca mulatta, Manis pentadactyla and Viverricula indica.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Collared Partridge Arborophila gingica resident  2008  present  A1  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Wanmulin Nature Reserve 189 is identical to site 189  

Habitats

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wanmulin Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/12/2014

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