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Location China (mainland), Guangxi
Central coordinates 110o 40.00' East  24o 20.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 1,950 ha
Altitude 200 - 1,100m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in the northern part of Mengshan County. The topography in the IBA is low mountains, with the highest peak at 1,100 m.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Important plants include Liriodendron chinense. Animals include Shinisaurus crocodilurus, Manis pentadactyla and Paguma larvata.

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 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Guxiuniaolei Nature Reserve 1,907 is identical to site 1,950  


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Guxiu Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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