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Location South Korea, Jeollanam-do
Central coordinates 125o 48.00' East  34o 47.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4ii
Area 4 ha
Altitude 0 - 105m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas breeding  2004  present  A4ii  Near Threatened 
Swinhoe's Storm-petrel Hydrobates monorhis breeding  2004  present  A4ii  Near Threatened 
Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus breeding  2004  present  A4ii  Least Concern 
Japanese Murrelet Synthliboramphus wumizusume breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Pleske's Grasshopper-warbler Locustella pleskei breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Chilbal Is Natural Monument 3 is identical to site 3  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline   -

Protection status 3.6 ha of this area as natural monument

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Chilbal-do island. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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