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Location North Korea, Hwanghaenam-do
Central coordinates 125o 7.00' East  38o 35.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 3,500 ha
Altitude 1 - 10m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Bean Goose Anser fabalis unknown  2004  1,200 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons unknown  2004  4,500 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana 2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Endangered 
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor 2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Endangered 
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes 2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 
Great Bustard Otis tarda 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis 2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Endangered 
Hooded Crane Grus monacha 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Critically Endangered 
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis unknown  2004  2,000-3,000 individuals  unknown  A4i  Vulnerable 
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer 2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Daedong Bay Protected Area 2,000 protected area contained by site 2,000  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea Sea inlets  -
Wetlands (inland) Sand dunes and beaches  -
Artificial - terrestrial   -

Protection status 2000 ha of this area as protected area

References Pak U-il 1999 (IBA Forms)Scott (1989) (However, Tok-do island should be listed as a separate IBA).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Daedong Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/04/2014

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