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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.

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 unknown  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  

Habitats

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

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Daping Shan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/08/2014

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