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Location China (mainland), Jiangsu
Central coordinates 118o 40.00' East  32o 4.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 6,000 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description The land of Lanbowan has been sold to a developer but development has been postponed because of problems with land ownership. It has recently been suggested that a wetland park should be build using the natural wetland system. Qilihe at Jiangpu is an important site for migratory shorebirds during spring and autumn.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana unknown  2008  present  A1  Endangered 
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Lanbowan–Qilihe Wetland. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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