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Location China (mainland), Guangxi
Central coordinates 110o 5.00' East  24o 38.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 9,592 ha
Altitude 166 - 1,240m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in the north-eastern part of Luzhai County, including Mulong and Daping villages. The topography in the IBA is mainly low and intermediate-height mountains.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Important plants include Liriodendron chinense. Animals include Manis pentadactyla, Viverra zibetha, Viverricula indica, Cervus unicolor and Moschus berezovskii.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Elliot's Pheasant Syrmaticus ellioti resident  2008  present  A1  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Lagouniaolei Nature Reserve 9,592 is identical to site 9,592  


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Lagou Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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