|Location||China (mainland), Shanxi|
|Central coordinates||110o 59.00' East 35o 2.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A4i|
|Altitude||350 - 370m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2009|
Site description Located in Hejin and Yuncheng cities, along the Huang He and Fen He rivers. In the past, this area was named Longmen (Dragon Gate).
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus||winter||2008||440 individuals||unknown||A4i||Least Concern|
|Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana||unknown||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A1, A4i||Endangered|
|Common Crane Grus grus||unknown||2008||present [units unknown]||-||A4i||Least Concern|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Yuncheng Wetland||Nature Reserve||86,861||is identical to site||86,861|
|Yunchenghuangheshidi||Nature Reserve||79,830||protected area contained by site||79,830|
|Yunchengtianee||Nature Reserve||4,800||protected area contained by site||4,800|
Other biodiversity No information.
Conservation response Established as a provincial-level nature reserve in 2002 by combining Yuncheng Swan Nature Reserve and Hejin Common Crane Nature Reserve. This is now the largest wetland nature reserve in Shanxi Province.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yuncheng Wetland Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/05/2013
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