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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.

Populations of IBA trigger species

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 
Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti resident  2008  present [units unknown]  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   -

Other biodiversity No information.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gupo Shan. Downloaded from on 18/04/2014

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