|Location||China (mainland), Guangxi|
|Central coordinates||107o 56.00' East 21o 54.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A3|
|Altitude||450 - 1,462m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Shiwan Dashan has a north-east to south-west orientation, running through Shangsi, Fangcheng and Qinzhou counties. The topography within the area is rugged. The climate on the southern slopes is moist and rainy, while on the northern slopes it is hot and dry.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca||unknown||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Silver Oriole Oriolus mellianus||unknown||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Brown-chested Jungle-flycatcher Rhinomyias brunneatus||unknown||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Shiwandashanshuiyuanlian||Nature Reserve||174,500||is identical to site||174,500|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||-|
Other biodiversity Nationally protected animals include Panthera pardus, Manis pentadactyla, Viverra zibetha, Macaca arctoides and Presbytis francoisi. Important plants include Alsophila spinulosa and Camellia chrysantha.
Conservation response Established as the provincial-level Shiwan Dashan Water Resource Conservation Nature Reserve in 1982, and upgraded to a national nature reserve (58,277 ha) in 2003.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Shiwan Dashan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/05/2013
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