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Location China (mainland), Jiangxi
Central coordinates 117o 14.00' East  27o 47.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 13,867 ha
Altitude 280 - 1,364m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in Zixi County. The IBA is forested.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Reeves's Pheasant Syrmaticus reevesii resident  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Cabot's Tragopan Tragopan caboti resident  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Jiangximatoushan Nature Reserve 13,867 is identical to site 13,867  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Matoushan Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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