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Location China (mainland), Guangxi
Central coordinates 111o 53.00' East  24o 23.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 9,929 ha
Altitude 170 - 1,571m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in the eastern part of Hezhou City. The topography in the IBA is mainly intermediate-height mountains, and it is in the Mengzhu Ling extension of the Nanling mountains.

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)  
Huashuichongshuiyuanlin Nature Reserve 12,000 is identical to site 10,500  


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

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

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