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Location South Korea, Jeollabuk-do
Central coordinates 126o 40.00' East  35o 52.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 9,010 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Baikal Teal Anas formosa unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Least Concern 
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
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, A4i  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 
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer 2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Endangered 
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Vulnerable 
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Dunlin Calidris alpina unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Saunders's Gull Larus saundersi non-breeding  2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 
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)  
Mankyung Estuary Wildlife Reserve 0 unknown 0  

Habitats

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mangyeong estuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2014

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