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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 [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Baikal Teal Anas formosa 2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Least Concern 
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  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 23/04/2014

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