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Shuangtai (Shuangtaizi) Estuary and Inner Gulf of Liaodong


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid VU passage 2003 present A1, A4i
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC unknown 2003 present A4i
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna LC unknown 2003 present A4i
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC unknown 2003 present A4i
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR passage 2003 present A1
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR passage 2003 present A1, A4i
White-naped Crane Grus vipio VU passage 2003 present A1
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis VU breeding 2003 present A1, A4i
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana EN winter 2003 present A1, A4i
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes VU passage 2003 present A1
Haematopus ostralegus NR unknown 2008 present A4i
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC unknown 2008 present A4i
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus LC unknown 2008 present A4i
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus LC unknown 2008 present A4i
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT unknown 2008 present A4i
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis EN unknown 2008 present A4i
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica NT unknown 2008 present A4i
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT unknown 2008 present A4i
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris EN passage 2003 present A4i
Red Knot Calidris canutus NT unknown 2008 present A4i
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC unknown 2008 present A4i
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus LC unknown 2008 present A4i
Saunders's Gull Saundersilarus saundersi VU breeding 2003 present A1, A4i
Marsh Grassbird Helopsaltes pryeri NT resident 2003 present A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 2003 min 20,000 individuals A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Shuangtaihekou Nature Reserve 128,000 protected area contained by site 128,000
Shuangtai Estuary Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 128,000 protected area overlaps with site 128,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Shuangtai (Shuangtaizi) Estuary and Inner Gulf of Liaodong. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/08/2022.