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Location South Korea, Jeollabuk-do
Central coordinates 126o 19.00' East  35o 16.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 4,000 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor unknown  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Charadrius alexandrinus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Not Recognised 
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica passage  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia passage  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Dunlin Calidris alpina winter  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -

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

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