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Location North Korea, Pyongannam-do
Central coordinates 125o 15.00' East  38o 43.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 11,500 ha
Altitude 0 - 9m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Swan Goose Anser cygnoides 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Mute Swan Cygnus olor passage  2004  40 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus passage  2004  1,200 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Baikal Teal Anas formosa 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Least Concern 
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis 2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Endangered 
Saunders's Gull Larus saundersi unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools; Saltpans  -
Artificial - terrestrial Rice paddies  -

References Rim Chiu-ion 1999 (IBA Forms).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Taedong River estuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/04/2014

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