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Location South Korea, Jeollabuk-do
Central coordinates 126o 37.00' East  35o 59.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 420 ha
Altitude 0 - 2m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor breeding  2004  present  A1, A4i  Endangered 
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata unknown  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Vulnerable 
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris unknown  2004  present  A4i  Vulnerable 
Dunlin Calidris alpina unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
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: Yubu-do island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/07/2014

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