|Location||China (mainland), Guangdong|
|Central coordinates||117o 8.00' East 23o 22.00' North|
|Altitude||0 - 30m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Nan’ao County comprises 23 islands and is located along the eastern coast of Guangdong, on the border between Guangdong and Fujian provinces. Wuyu Dao Island is located in the south-eastern part of the county, and forms Nan’ao Migratory Birds Nature Reserve with other islands such as Chi Yu, Ping Yu and Baihan. The island has a maximum length of 250 m, and a maximum width of 150 m. The vegetation is mostly herbaceous.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii||unknown||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A4i||Least Concern|
|Bridled Tern Sterna anaethetus||unknown||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A4i||Least Concern|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Nanaohouniao||Nature Reserve||260||protected area contains site||4|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
Other biodiversity No information.
Conservation response The IBA is in the provincial-level Nan’ao Migratory Birds Nature Reserve, which was established in 1990.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wuyu Dao Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/05/2013
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