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Location South Korea, Jeollanam-do
Central coordinates 126o 48.00' East  34o 32.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 370 ha
Altitude
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 
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Anas poecilorhyncha unknown  2004  present  A4i  Not Recognised 
Baikal Teal Anas formosa winter  2004  present  A1, A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Habitats

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gangjin Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/07/2014

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