Wuda Lianchi Nature Reserve, China (mainland)

Site Details
Assessment Details

Site Overview

KBA status: confirmed

Rationale for qualifying as KBA: This site qualifies as a Key Biodiversity Area of international significance because it meets one or more previously established criteria and thresholds for identifying sites of biodiversity importance (including Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas, Alliance for Zero Extinction sites, and Key Biodiversity Areas)

Global KBA criteria:
Year of assessment: 2009
National site name: Wuda Lianchi Nature Reserve
Central coordinates: Lat: 48.67 Long: 126.20
System: Terrestrial, Freshwater
Altitude (m): 200 to 630
Area of KBA (ha): 79,261
Protected area coverage (%): 0

Text account

Year of compilation: 2009
Site description:

Located in Wuda Lianchi City. The IBA is on the plain at the western edge of the Xiao Hinggan Ling mountains. Ancient volcanic activities formed five linked lakes (“Lianchi”), with a total area of 1,800 ha. There is agricultural land around the lakes, and woodland in the riverine lowlands.


IUCN Habitat Coverage level Coverage % Habitat detail
14. Artificial - Terrestrial - - -
5. Wetlands (inland) - - -
1. Forest - - -

Recommended citation

Key Biodiversity Areas Partnership (2022) Key Biodiversity Areas factsheet: Wuda Lianchi Nature Reserve. Extracted from the World Database of Key Biodiversity Areas. Developed by the Key Biodiversity Areas Partnership: BirdLife International, IUCN, American Bird Conservancy, Amphibian Survival Alliance, Conservation International, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, Global Environment Facility, Global Wildlife Conservation, NatureServe, Rainforest Trust, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, World Wildlife Fund and Wildlife Conservation Society. Downloaded from http://www.keybiodiversityareas.org/ on 29/06/2022.