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Location China (mainland), Jiangsu
Central coordinates 119o 14.00' East  34o 42.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 7,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 5m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Site description No information.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor unknown  2008  present  A1  Endangered 
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus passage  2008  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis unknown  2008  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris passage  2008  present  A4i  Endangered 
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis passage  2008  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata passage  2008  present  A4i  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - aquatic Other artificial wetlands  minor
Coastline Estuarine waters; Intertidal mud, sand & salt flats  major
Wetlands (inland) Permanent swamps  major

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Lianyungang saltworks. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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