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Location North Korea, Kangwon-do
Central coordinates 128o 8.00' East  38o 39.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i
Area 25,000 ha
Altitude 50 - 1,638m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis winter  2004  present  A1, A4i  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Mount Kumgang National Park 60,000 unknown 0  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed broadleaf-coniferous forest (temp/boreal  -

Protection status 25000 ha as national park

References Pak U-il 2000 (IBA Forms)

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Mount Kumgang. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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