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Location South Korea, Chungcheongnam-do
Central coordinates 126o 54.00' East  36o 53.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 7,316 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
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa winter  2004  present  A1, A4i  Least Concern 
Charadrius alexandrinus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Not Recognised 
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
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 
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Vulnerable 
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
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, A4i  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)   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Asan Bay (including Asan-ho lake and Sapgyo-ho lake). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/10/2014

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