|Location||China (mainland), Yunnan|
|Central coordinates||99o 17.00' East 25o 38.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A2|
|Altitude||2,280 - 3,226m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Located in Yunlong County, Dali Baizu Autonomous County. The main habitat types are evergreen broadleaf forest, deciduous broadleaf forest, coniferous forest, scrub and grassland, and there are also montane lakes and streams. The IBA has a significantly large area of primary Yunnan pine forest and serves as a seed bank for this species.
Non-bird biodiversity: No information.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Giant Nuthatch Sitta magna||resident||2008||present||-||A1||Endangered|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Yunlongtianchi||Nature Reserve||6,630||is identical to site||6,630|
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yunlong Tianchi Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2014
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