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Location China (mainland), Zhejiang
Central coordinates 122o 12.00' East  29o 25.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 114,950 ha
Altitude 0 - 50m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Oceanic islands.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes unknown  2008  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini unknown  2008  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris unknown  2008  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii unknown  2008  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii unknown  2008  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana unknown  2008  present  A4i  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Jiushan Islands Nature Reserve 114,950 is identical to site 114,950  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Jiushan Islands Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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