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Location North Korea, Pyonganbuk-do
Central coordinates 125o 7.00' East  39o 27.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 18 ha
Altitude 0 - 40m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor breeding  2004  present  A1, A4i  Endangered 
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes breeding  2004  present  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis passage  1996-1997  850 individuals  unknown  A4i  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Island of Sogam-do, Daegam-do, Zung-do, Ae-do and Hyengzedo Natural Monument 18 is identical to site 18  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline   -

Protection status 18 ha of this area designated as natural monument.

References Pak U-il 1999 (IBA Forms)

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Sogam-do, Daegam-do, Zung-do, Ae-do and Hyengzedo islands. Downloaded from on 29/10/2016

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