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Location China (mainland), Yunnan
Central coordinates 100o 38.00' East  22o 10.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 26,660 ha
Altitude 539 - 2,304m
Year of IBA assessment 2009





Site description The main habitat in the IBA is tropical forest.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus resident  1959  present  A1  Endangered 
Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis non-breeding  2008  < 50 individuals  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 
Giant Nuthatch Sitta magna resident  2008  present  A1  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Nabanhe Valley Nature Reserve 26,660 protected area contained by site 26,660  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   52%
Shrubland   13%
Artificial - terrestrial   33%
Other   2%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research 89%
Notes: Contrast GIS 2005 data Habitat Nabanhe Forest 52% 68% Artificial landscape(terrestial) 33% 0% Introduced 0% 0% Shrub 13% 21% other 2% 11% Total 100% 100% Reference: 1.'GIS' Data provided by Nguyen Hanh Quyen in litt. to John Pilgrim (2007): Sum shapearea cover_GIS_Quyen.xls 2.'2005 Data' provided by Nabanhe National Nature Reserve(2006):163 3.Questionarie data provided by Pu Wencai in litt. to Dong Jiangtian(2007)
agriculture 10%
Notes: High Socio-economic Value Forest & Agriculture. Reference: 1. Nabanhe National Nature Reserve(2006). Xishuangbanna Nabanhe Vally National Nature Reserve Office, Yunnan Environmental Protection Bureau(2006):163. 2. Mornitoring questionarie form completed by Mr. Pu Wencai of the Nabanhe National Nature Reserve Office to Dong Jiangtian (2007).
urban/industrial/transport 1%
Notes: Reference: 1. Nabanhe National Nature Reserve(2006). Xishuangbanna Nabanhe Vally National Nature Reserve Office, Yunnan Environmental Protection Bureau(2006):163. 2. Mornitoring questionarie form completed by Mr. Pu Wencai of the Nabanhe National Nature Reserve Office to Dong Jiangtian (2007).

Other biodiversity No information.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nabanhe Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2014

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