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Location South Korea, Gyeonggi-do
Central coordinates 126o 40.00' East  37o 42.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 2,620 ha
Altitude 0 - 2m
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 
Bean Goose Anser fabalis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons winter  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Anas poecilorhyncha unknown  2004  present  A4i  Not Recognised 
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor winter  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
White-naped Crane Antigone vipio winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Han River Estuary Natural Monument 2,214 unknown 0  
Han River Estuary Wildlife Reserve 2,620 is identical to site 2,620  


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

Protection status 2214 ha area as Natural Monument and Wildlife Reserve.2620 ha area as CCZ(Citizen Control Zone).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Han-gang estuary. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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