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Location South Korea, Gyeonggi-do
Central coordinates 126o 32.00' East  37o 27.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 4,620 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
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor winter  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Charadrius alexandrinus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Not Recognised 
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata unknown  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Vulnerable 
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris unknown  2004  present  A4i  Vulnerable 
Dunlin Calidris alpina unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Saunders's Gull Saundersilarus saundersi breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Habitats

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tidal flat area of Yeongjong-do island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/07/2014

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