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Location China (mainland), Yunnan
Central coordinates 101o 47.00' East  26o 10.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 733 ha
Altitude 2,200 - 2,377m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Located in Yongren County, Chuxiong Prefecture. The main habitat is Yunnan pine forest, with some evergreen broadleaf forest, scrub and grassland. Forest cover is 70% and it is well protected. Tourism for residents of nearby Panzhihua City has been developed in recent years.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Giant Nuthatch Sitta magna resident  2007  30 individuals  unknown  A1  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Fangshan Nature Reserve 1,496 is identical to site 733  

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

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