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Location North Korea, Hwanghaenam-do
Central coordinates 125o 56.00' East  37o 58.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 2,500 ha
Altitude 2 - 50m
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 cygnoid winter  2004  present  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus unknown  2004  850 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor passage  2004  present  A1, A4i  Endangered 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis winter  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Long-billed Plover Charadrius placidus passage  2004  120 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis passage  2004  1,500 individuals  unknown  A4i  Vulnerable 
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer passage  2004  present  A1, A4i  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Chongdan Field Protected Area 1,000 protected area contained by site 1,000  

Habitats

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

Protection status 1000 ha as protected area

References Pak U-il 1999 (IBA Forms)

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chongdan field. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/08/2014

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