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Location South Korea, Chungcheongnam-do
Central coordinates 126o 25.00' East  36o 37.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 15,584 ha
Altitude 0 - 5m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Northern Pintail Anas acuta unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Swan Goose Anser cygnoides unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Bean Goose Anser fabalis unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Anas poecilorhyncha unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Not Recognised 
Baikal Teal Anas formosa 2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Least Concern 
Common Teal Anas crecca unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Hooded Crane Grus monacha 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Near Threatened 
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Saunders's Gull Larus saundersi non-breeding  2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 
Little Tern Sterna albifrons unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Cheonsu Bay Wildlife Reserve 0 unknown 0  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Rice paddies  -
Wetlands (inland) Artificial wetlands  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cheonsu Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/04/2014

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