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Location China (mainland), Hainan
Central coordinates 110o 35.00' East  19o 58.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 3,337 ha
Altitude 0 - 20m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in the north-eastern part of Qiongshan City, 32 km west of Haikou City. The nature reserve lies at the edge of an inter-tidal area that extends for more than 60 km, and it is divided into a core area and a buffer area. The parts of the buffer area that have no mangroves do not belong to the nature reserve.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor unknown  2008  present  A1, A4i  Endangered 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca passage  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Sterna nilotica unknown  2008  present  A4i  Not Recognised 
Saunders's Gull Saundersilarus saundersi unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2008  present  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Dongzhaigang Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 5,400 protected area contains site 3,337  
Dongzhaiganghongshulin Nature Reserve 3,337 is identical to site 3,337  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Dongzhaigang. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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