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Location South Korea, Gyeonggi-do
Central coordinates 126o 48.00' East  37o 10.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 6,675 ha
Altitude 0 - 6m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Haematopus ostralegus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Not Recognised 
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 
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea passage  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa passage  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
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 
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer passage  2004  present  A1, A4i  Endangered 
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 winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Relict Gull Larus relictus winter  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)   -
Artificial - terrestrial Rice paddies  -

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