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Location South Korea, Jeollanam-do
Central coordinates 125o 7.00' East  34o 4.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4ii
Area 4 ha
Altitude 0 - 122m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
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)  
Kukul 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: Kukul-do island. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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