Dongfanghong Wetland National Nature Reserve

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Dongfanghong Wetland National Nature Reserve

  • Country: 
    China
  • Site number: 
    2185
  • Area: 
    31,538 ha
  • Designation date: 
    16-10-2013
  • Coordinates: 
    46°19'N 133°45'E
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Overview

Dongfanghong Wetland. 16/10/2013; Heilongjiang; 31,538 ha; 46°18?34?N 133°44?57?E. Nature Reserve. Located in the transition zone between the Wanda Mountains and the Ussuri River along the border with the Russian Federation, this floodplain supports rare and globally threatened wildlife such as the critically endangered Baer’s Pochard Aythya baeri and the endangered Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana and Tiger Panthera Tigris. More than 60 freshwater fish species are found at this site, which is also an important breeding and stopover site for several species of waterbirds. The reserve is important for recharging groundwater, storing water, and regulating river runoff. Ramsar Site no. 2185. Most recent RIS information: 2013.

Administrative region: 
Heilongjiang Province

  • National legal designation: 
    • Nature Reserve
  • Last publication date: 
    16-10-2013

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