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Key Nature Reserves for Birding


Temporary Quasi Numbers: CN356

Name: Guan Shan Nature Reserve

Protection Status: Under Protection

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria: A1 A2 A3

Administrative Regions: Yi Feng County, Tong GuCounty ,Jiangxi Province

Coordinates: 114°29-114°45'E 28°30'-28°40N

Height: 200-1480 Meters

Area: 11500 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types: Forest

Threatened Species: Cabot's Tragopan, Elliot's Pheasant(Sympatico’s Elliot), Blyth's Kingfisher, Pitta Nympha

Endemic Bird Area: 141 Mountains in Southeast China

Biome: AS08 China - Himalayan Subtropical Forest


Temporary Quasi Numbers: CN357

Name: Poyang Hu Wetlands (National Level)

Protection Status: Partly Under Protection

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria:A1 A4i,A4iii

Administrative Regions: Wucheng Town, Yongxiu County, Jiangxi Province

Coordinates: 116°0'E29°10'N

Height: 12-30 Meters

Area: 464664 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types:Wetland, Grass land, Lake Area

Threatened Species: DalmatianPelican, Oriental White Stork, Swan Goose, Lesser White-fronted Goose, Baikal Teal,Baer's Pochard, Scaly-sided Merganser, Greater Spotted Eagle, Eastern ImperialEagle, Siberian Crane, White-naped Crane, Hooded Crane, Swinhoe's Yellow Rail, GreatBustard, Saunders's Gull, Japanese Swamp Warbler, Falcated Teal.

Cluster Sex Waterfowl: Oriental White Stork, Swan Goose, LesserWhite-fronted Goose, Siberian Crane, White-naped Crane, Hooded Crane.


Temporary Quasi Numbers: CN358

Name: Tao Hong Ling Sika Deer Nature Reserve (National Level)

Protection Status: Under Protection

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria:A1 A3

Administrative Regions:Peng Ze County, Jiangxi Province

Coordinates: 116°32-116°43'E29°42-29°5348'N

Height: 300-500 Meters

Area: 12500 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types:Woodland, Forestry, Bushwood

Threatened Species: JapaneseYellow Bunting, Elliot's Pheasant
Biome: AS08 China - Himalayan Subtropical Forest .


Temporary Quasi Numbers: CN359

Name: Wuyuan-Dexing Forestry Area

Protection Status: Unprotected

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria:A1 A3

Administrative Regions:Wuyuan County, Dexing County,Jiangxi Province

Coordinates: 117°53'E29°19'N

Height: 53-100 Meters

Area: 10000 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types:Riverine Wetland, Forestry

Threatened Species: Scaly-sidedMerganser.

Biome: AS08 China -Himalayan Subtropical Forest.


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Name: Yellow-throated Laughingthrush Small Nature Reserve

Protection Status: Under Protection

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria:A1 A3

Administrative Regions:Zhongyun Town, Qiukou Town, Taibai Town,Wuyuan County, Jiangxi

Coordinates: 117°53'E29°19'N

Height: 100-300 Meters

Area: 10000 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types:Fung shui Forest

Threatened Species: Yellow-throated Laughingthrushes.

Biome: AS08 China -Himalayan Subtropical Forest.


Temporary Quasi Numbers:CN360

Name: Wuyuan Datangwu Reservoir / Mandarin Duck Lake Nature Reserve (Provincial Level)

Protection Status: Under Protection

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria:A4i,A4iii

Administrative Regions:Wuyuan County, Jiangxi

Coordinates: 117°31'E29°18'N

Height: 90-300 Meters

Area: 917 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types:Forestry, Wetland (Inland)

Biome: AS08 China -Himalayan Subtropical Forest

Cluster Sex Waterfowl:Mandarin Ducks.


Temporary Quasi Numbers: CN361

Name: Jiangxi Wuyi Shan Nature Reserve (National Level)

Protection Status: Under Protection

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria:A1 A2 A3

Administrative Regions:Qianshan County, Jiangxi

Coordinates: 117°39'-117°55E 27°48-28°00'N

Height: 600-2185 Meters

Area: 16007 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types:Forestry

Threatened Species:Cabot's Tragopan, Elliot's Pheasant(Sympatico’s Elliot)

Endemic Bird Area: 141Mountains in Southeast China

Biome: AS08 China -Himalayan Subtropical Forest.


Temporary Quasi Numbers: CN362

Name: Jinggang Shan Nature Reserve (National Level)

Protection Status: Under Protection

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria:A1 A2 A3

Administrative Regions:Jinggang Shan City, Jiangxi

Coordinates: 114°12'E26°35'N

Height: 230-1586 Meters

Area: 15837 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types:Forestry

Threatened Species:Cabot's Tragopan, Elliot's Pheasant(Sympatico’s Elliot)

Endemic Bird Area: 141Mountains in Southeast China

Biome: AS08 China -Himalayan Subtropical Forest.


Temporary Quasi Numbers: CN363

Name: Jiulian shan Nature Reserve (National Level)

Protection Status: Under Protection

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria:A1 A2 A3

Administrative Regions:Longnan County, Jiangxi

Coordinates: 114°29'-114°45E 28°30-28°40N

Height: 280-1480  Meters

Area: 13412 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types:Forestry

Threatened Species: White-earedNight Heron ,Cabot's Tragopan, Blyth's Kingfisher, Pitta Nympha

Endemic Bird Area: 141Mountains in Southeast China

Biome: AS08 China -Himalayan Subtropical Forest.


Name: Matou shan Nature Reserve (Provincial Level)

Protection Status: Under Protection

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria:A1 A2 A3

Administrative Regions:Zixi County, Fuzhou City, Jiangxi

Coordinates: 117°10-117°18E27°43-27°52N

Height: 280-1364  Meters

Area: 13866 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types:Forestry

Threatened Species:Cabot's Tragopan, Elliot's Pheasant(Sympatico’s Elliot)

Endemic Bird Area: 141Mountains in Southeast China

Biome: AS08 China -Himalayan Subtropical Forest.


Temporary Quasi Numbers: CN363

Name: Suichuan Migratory Birds Passageway
(Yingpan Wei Village, Gaoping Town, Tanghu Town, Daijia PuVillage)

Protection Status: Unprotected

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria:A1 A2 A3

Administrative Regions:Suichuan County, Ji’an City, Jiangxi

Coordinates: 113°56-114°13"E25°28-26°20"N

Height: 600-1200  Meters

Area: 12000 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types:Forestry

Threatened Species:Cabot's Tragopan, Elliot's Pheasant(Sympatico’s Elliot), Swinhoe'sCrake, Band-bellied Crake

Endemic Bird Area: 141Mountains in Southeast China

Biome: AS08 China -Himalayan Subtropical Forest.


Name: Gongqing Nan Hu (South Lake) Nature Reserve (County Level)

Protection Status: Under Protection

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria: A1 A4i,A4iii

Administrative Regions: Gongqing City, Jiangxi

Coordinates: 115°46'51-115°5447E29°951-29°14'03N

Height: 13-18  Meters

Area: 3330 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types: Wetland (Inland)

Threatened Species: Oriental White Stork, Swan Goose, Lesser White-fronted Goose, BaikalTeal, Siberian Crane, White-naped Crane, Hooded Crane, BlackStork

Cluster Sex Waterfowl:Oriental White Stork, Siberian Crane,White-naped Crane, Hooded Crane, Common Crane, Eurasian Spoonbill, Swan Goose, Greylag Goose.


Name: Jiujiang Sai ChengHu Wetland (County Level)

Protection Status: Under Protection

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria:A1 A4i,A4iii

Administrative Regions:Jiujiang County, Jiangxi

Coordinates: 115°44'48-115°5455E29°3757-29°42'55N

Height: 18-21  Meters

Area: 4410 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types:Wetland (Inland)

Threatened Species: Dalmatian Pelican, Oriental White Stork, Swan Goose, Lesser White-fronted Goose, Baikal Teal, Baer's Pochard ,Siberian Crane, White-naped Crane, Hooded Crane.

Cluster Sex Waterfowl: Tundra Swan , Eurasian Spoonbill, Swan Goose, Greater White-fronted Goose, Siberian Crane, Hooded Crane.


Name: Jiangxi Duchang Migratory Birds Nature Reserve (County Level)

Protection Status: Under Protection

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria:A1 A4i,A4iii

Administrative Regions:Duchang County, Jiujiang,Jiangxi

Coordinates: 116°2'24-116°3630E″,28°5028-29°10'20N

Height: 12-23  Meters

Area: 41100 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types:Wetland (Inland)

Threatened Species: Oriental White Stork, Swan Goose, Lesser White-fronted Goose, Baikal Teal, Baer's Pochard, Greater Spotted Eagle, Eastern Imperial Eagle, Siberian Crane, White-naped Crane, Hooded Crane, Great Bustard

Cluster Sex Waterfowl: Swan Goose, Greater White-fronted Goose, Lesser White-fronted Goose, Bean Goose ,Tundra Swan.


Name: Jiangxi Pengze County Fang Hu Migratory Birds Nature Reserve 

Protection Status: Under Protection

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria:A1 A4i,A4iii

Administrative Regions:Pengze County, Jiujiang, Jiangxi

Coordinates: 116°27'-116°33E29°45-30°51'N

Height: 300-500  Meters

Area: 1867 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types:Wetland (Inland)

Threatened Species: Oriental White Stork, Swan Goose, Lesser White-fronted Goose, BaikalTeal, Baer's Pochard, Siberian Crane,White-naped Crane, Hooded Crane, Black Stork

Cluster Sex Waterfowl: Swan Goose, Lesser White-fronted Goose


Name: Jiangxi Pengze Tai Bai Hu Migratory Birds Nature Reserve

Protection Status: Under Protection

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria:A1 A4i,A4iii

Administrative Regions:Pengze County, Jiujiang, Jiangxi

Coordinates: 116°'-116°46E29°58-30°02'N

Height: 300-500  Meters

Area: 2600 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types:Wetland (Inland)

Threatened Species: Swan Goose, Lesser White-fronted Goose, BaikalTeal, Baer's Pochard, Greater Spotted Eagle, Eastern Imperial Eagle

Cluster Sex Waterfowl: Green-winged Teal, Mallard, Tundra Swan


Name: Jiangxi Ruichang Chi Hu Migratory Birds Nature Reserve

Protection Status: Under Protection

Key Bird Area Excerpt Criteria:A1 A4i,A4iii

Administrative Regions:Ruichang County, Jiujiang, Jiangxi

Coordinates: 115°42'E29°47N

Height: 300-500  Meters

Area: 5300 Hectares

The Major Habitat Types:Wetland (Inland)

Threatened Species: Swan Goose, Baikal Teal, Baer's Pochard

Cluster Sex Waterfowl: Swan Goose, Greylag Goose