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Location China (mainland), Guangxi
Central coordinates 108o 12.00' East  25o 21.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 42,525 ha
Altitude 400 - 1,460m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in the northern part of Huanjiang County, the north-western part of the nature reserve is adjacent to Guizhou Province. The IBA has many peaks between 900-1,300 m, and it includes 15,700 ha of forest.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Important plants include Bretschneidera sinensis and Alsophila spinulosa. Animals include Macaca assamensis, Macaca thibetana, Viverra zibetha, Moschus berezovskii, Manis pentadactyla, Felis temmincki and Python molurus.

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)  
Xun Le Nature Reserve 42,525 is identical to site 42,525  


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Xunle Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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