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Location South Korea, Gangwon-do
Central coordinates 128o 26.00' East  38o 28.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 182 ha
Altitude 0 - 10m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Mute Swan Cygnus olor winter  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Hwajinpo-Ho Wildlife Reserve 37 protected area contained by site 37  


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hwajinpo-ho lake. Downloaded from on 20/04/2014

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