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Location China (mainland), Guangxi
Central coordinates 108o 43.00' East  25o 13.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 96,400 ha
Altitude 500 - 1,693m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in Rongshui, Huanjiang and Luocheng counties. The main landscape in the IBA is intermediate-height mountains.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Important plant includes Alsophila spinulosa. Animals include Neofelis nebulosa, Macaca assamensis, Macaca mulatta, Macaca thibetana, Selenarctos thibetanus, Viverra zibetha and Manis pentadactyla.

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 
Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha breeding  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Jiuwanshanshuiyuanlin Nature Reserve 23,435 is identical to site 96,400  


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: Jiuwan Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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