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Location China (mainland), Zhejiang
Central coordinates 121o 35.00' East  28o 37.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 10,200 ha
Altitude 0 - 5m
Year of IBA assessment 2009





Site description Located on the coast of central Zhejiang. The IBA includes the estuary and inter-tidal mudflats between Jiaojiangkou and Jinqing Town, Taizhou City.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri unknown  1997  47 individuals  unknown  A1  Critically Endangered 
Himantopus himantopus unknown  2008  present  A4i  Not Recognised 
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris unknown  2008  present  A4i  Vulnerable 
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis unknown  2008  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Dunlin Calidris alpina unknown  2008  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Saunders's Gull Saundersilarus saundersi non-breeding  1997  135 individuals  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -

Other biodiversity No information.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Taizhou Wan. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/09/2014

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