Changtang plateau IBA

Location:China (mainland)
Area:79,073,722 acres (32,000,000 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, A4iii
Website:View website
Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:ET (Climate: polar; Temperature: polar tundra)
Land Use:View Land Use Data


Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anser indicus (Bar-headed Goose)A4i
Aquila heliaca (Eastern Imperial Eagle)A1
Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus (Brown-headed Gull)A4i
Grus nigricollis (Black-necked Crane)A1, A4i
Haliaeetus leucoryphus (Pallas's Fish Eagle)A1
Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus (Great Black-headed Gull)A4i
Tadorna ferruginea (Ruddy Shelduck)A4i

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263