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Location China (mainland), Guangxi
Central coordinates 111o 33.00' East  24o 37.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 19,000 ha
Altitude 260 - 1,846m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in the northern part of Hezhou City, the IBA includes Gupo Shan and the ridges that extend to the south-east. The topography is mainly intermediate-height and low mountains with many gullies.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

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 
Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti resident  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Guposhanshuiyuanlin Nature Reserve 6,550 protected area contained by site 6,550  


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: Gupo Shan. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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