Daedong Bay

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC unknown 2004 1,200 individuals A4i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 2004 4,500 individuals A4i
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis VU winter 2004 present A1, A4i
Hooded Crane Grus monacha VU passage 2004 present A1
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana EN winter 2004 present A1, A4i
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor EN - 2004 present A1, A4i
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes VU breeding 2004 present A1, A4i
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis EN passage 2004 2,000-3,000 individuals A4i
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea CR passage 2004 present A1
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer EN passage 2004 present A1, A4i

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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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Daedong Bay Protected Area 2,000 protected area contained by site 2,000


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea Sea inlets -
Wetlands (inland) Sand dunes and beaches -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Daedong Bay. Downloaded from on 25/09/2022.