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Location North Korea, Hwanghaenam-do
Central coordinates 125o 36.00' East  37o 54.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 1,200 ha
Altitude 5 - 20m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Critically Endangered 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools; Sand dunes and beaches  -

Protection status No protected

References Pak U-il 1999 (IBA Forms)

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kangryong field. Downloaded from on 24/04/2014

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