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Location South Korea, Jeollanam-do
Central coordinates 126o 28.00' East  34o 42.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 4,286 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
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Anas poecilorhyncha unknown  2004  present  A4i  Not Recognised 
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa winter  2004  present  A1, A4i  Least Concern 
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana winter  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Hooded Crane Grus monacha winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Yeong-am Ho Bio-diversity Management contract 202 protected area contained by site 202  


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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Yeongam-ho lake. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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