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Location South Korea, Jeollanam-do
Central coordinates 126o 29.00' East  34o 32.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 649 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
Bean Goose Anser fabalis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa winter  2004  present  A1, A4i  Least Concern 
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana winter  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor 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 
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)  
Gochueon-am Ho Lake Bio-diversity Management contract 55 protected area contained by site 55  

Habitats

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gocheonam-ho lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2014

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