|Location||China (mainland), Guangxi|
|Central coordinates||108o 57.00' East 25o 13.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A2, A3|
|Altitude||200 - 1,499m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Located in the south-western part of Rongshui County. The IBA has sections on both sides of the Mindong He river.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|White-necklaced Partridge Arborophila gingica||resident||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Near Threatened|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Si Jian Shan||Nature Reserve||3,872||is identical to site||3,872|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||-|
Other biodiversity Important plants include Halesia macgregorii. Animals include Andrias davidianus, Macaca thibetana and Viverricula indica.
Conservation response Established as a county-level nature reserve in 1982. The reserve was a state-owned commercial forest in 1965, which later changed its name to ‘nature reserve’ because the forest was subsequently protected as a watershed. There is no special reserve management department.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sijian Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/05/2013
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