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Location China (mainland), Zhejiang
Central coordinates 121o 4.00' East  27o 27.00' North
IBA criteria A4i
Area 19,600 ha
Altitude 0 - 229m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description Oceanic islands located in Pingyang County.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris unknown  2008  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana unknown  2008  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus unknown  2008  present  A4i  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Nanji Islands National Nature Reserve 19,600 is identical to site 19,600  
Nanji Islands UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 20,629 protected area contains site 19,600  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Nanji Islands Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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