- Numéro du site:552
- Superficie:53'600 ha
- Date d’inscription:31-03-1992
- Coordonnées:36°50'N 100°10'E
Niaodao ("Bird Island"). 31/03/92; Qinghai; 53,600 ha; 36°50'N 100°10'E. Nature Reserve. The lake, centered on an island, is fed by two rivers and numerous smaller rivers originating from mountain snow melt. Marshes are both brackish and fresh, along which a rich alpine meadow community thrives. The site is extremely important for numerous species of breeding birds, wintering Anatidae (ducks, geese, swans, etc.), and for staging waterbirds in spring and autumn. Human activities include livestock grazing, fishing, and tourism. Ramsar site no. 552. Most recent RIS information: 1997.
- Inscription légale nationale:
- national nature reserve
- Date de dernière publication:01-01-1997