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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  A4i  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus winter  2004  present  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  

Habitats

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 http://www.birdlife.org on 29/08/2014

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