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Location China (mainland), Guangxi
Central coordinates 109o 58.00' East  23o 33.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 1,867 ha
Altitude 300 - 1,158m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in the northern part of Guiping City. The IBA is an extension of the Dayao Shan mountains. The ridges have a north-east to south-west orientation, and there are many valleys in the area.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Nationally protected animals include the endemic Shinisaurus crocodilurus, and Macaca mulatta, Manis pentadactyla and Moschus berezovskii. Important plants include Alsophila spinulosa.

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 
Brown-chested Jungle-flycatcher Rhinomyias brunneatus breeding  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Dapingshanshuiyuanlin Nature Reserve 1,867 is identical to site 1,867  


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

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

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