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Location China (mainland), Guangxi
Central coordinates 108o 57.00' East  25o 13.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 3,872 ha
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.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Important plants include Halesia macgregorii. Animals include Andrias davidianus, Macaca thibetana 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)  
Si Jian Shan Nature Reserve 3,872 is identical to site 3,872  


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: Sijian Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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