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Location China (mainland), Jiangsu
Central coordinates 118o 34.00' East  32o 5.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 8,000 ha
Altitude 442 m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Lao Shan has rather good vegetation cover, mainly of mixed deciduous and evergreen broadleaf forest. It is subject to quite high levels of disturbance from tourism.

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 
Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Lao Shan Mountain. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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