|Location||China (mainland), Guangxi|
|Central coordinates||108o 22.00' East 23o 27.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A2, A3|
|Altitude||190 - 1,760m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Daming Shan is located in central-south Guangxi Autonomous Region, in Wuming, Shanglin and Wushan counties. The IBA includes Daming Shan Nature Reserve and parts of Liangjiang and Matou towns in the south-west of the mountains, where small streams, ponds, small reservoirs and paddyfields provide suitable habitats for Gorsachius magnificus.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|White-eared Night-heron Gorsachius magnificus||unknown||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Endangered|
|Silver Oriole Oriolus mellianus||unknown||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Damingshanshuiyuanlin (Guangxi)||Nature Reserve||25,600||protected area contained by site||64,900|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||-|
Other biodiversity Nationally protected plants include Alsophila spinulosa, and nationally protected animals include Capricornis sumatraensis, Selenarctos thibetanus and Moschus berezovskii.
Conservation response Partially protected in the provincial-level Daming Shan Nature Reserve (64,900 ha), which was established in 1982.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Daming Shan. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/06/2013
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