Rong Jiang Estuary

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
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR non-breeding 2008 present A1
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor EN non-breeding 2003 present A1
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes VU passage 2008 present A1
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT non-breeding 2008 present A1
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer EN unknown 2008 present A1
Relict Gull Larus relictus VU unknown 2008 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.

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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rong Jiang Estuary. Downloaded from on 05/12/2022.