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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
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Critically Endangered 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Near Threatened 
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Near Threatened 
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Vulnerable 
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer 2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Endangered 
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Vulnerable 
Dunlin Calidris alpina unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Saunders's Gull Larus saundersi non-breeding  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Relict Gull Larus relictus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  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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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Namyang Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/04/2014

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