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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 winter  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor 2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis winter  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea passage  2004  present  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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Kangryong field. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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