Birds in Yunnan

Sitting on Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau in the southest of China, Yunnan province has the richest biodiversity of China which account for over 50% of the total flora and fauna species that have been recorded in China including about 18000 kinds of plants and 1704 vertebrate species. Over 900 bird species ensure Yunnan has the most abundant bird resources in China. Among the 1408 bird species that have been recorded in China, there are about 110 species only find in Yunnan.With the Tropic of Cancer running through its southern part, Yunnan has a generally mild climate with warm winter and comfortable summer, characterized by its low-latitude climate, monsoon climate and mountain climate. Folloing are some important bird habitats in Yunnan Province.