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Location South Korea, Seoul
Central coordinates 126o 55.00' East  37o 32.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 2,020 ha
Altitude 10 - 20m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri winter  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Pochard Aythya ferina unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Goosander Mergus merganser unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Han river Hunting Reserve 2,020 is identical to site 2,020  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -

Protection status 2020 ha area as hunting reserve

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Han-gang river. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/08/2014

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