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Location North Korea, Kaesong City
Central coordinates 126o 37.00' East  37o 50.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 8,000 ha
Altitude 10 - 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  Vulnerable 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons winter  2004  1,200 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis winter  2004  present  A1, A4i  Endangered 
White-naped Crane Antigone vipio passage  2004  present  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 
Hooded Crane Grus monacha passage  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Rice paddies  -

Protection status Not protected

References Pak U-il 1999 (IBA Forms)

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Panmun field. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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