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Location China (mainland), Yunnan
Central coordinates 101o 48.00' East  25o 1.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 3,631 ha
Altitude 1,800 - 2,161m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located on the border between Lufeng County and Chuxiong City, in Chuxiong Prefecture. The main habitat type is Yunnan pine, but it is mixed with evergreen broadleaf forest, scrub and riverine wetlands. Forest cover is c.97.7%.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus resident  2008  present  A1  Endangered 
Giant Nuthatch Sitta magna resident  2007  50 individuals  unknown  A1  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Zhangmuqing Nature Reserve 3,631 is identical to site 3,631  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Zhangmuqing Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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