|Location||China (mainland), Jiangsu|
|Central coordinates||121o 27.00' East 31o 49.00' North|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Located in Qidong City, on the northern bank of the Yangtze Estuary where the slow flowing waters result in sedimentation. The avifauna is likely to be very similar to the nearby Coastal Wetlands of Northern Chongming Dao Island (CN374).
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis||unknown||2008||present||-||A1||Endangered|
|Hooded Crane Grus monacha||unknown||2008||present||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Qidong Northern Yangtze Estuary||Nature Reserve||21,491||is identical to site||21,491|
Other biodiversity No information.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Qidong Northern Yangtze Estuary Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/10/2014
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