Lake Samilpo

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
Mute Swan Cygnus olor LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC winter 2004 present A4i
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid VU winter 2004 present A1
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 2004 present A4i
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis VU winter 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)
Lake Samilpo Natural Monument 81 protected area contained by site 81


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed broadleaf-coniferous forest (temp/boreal -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Samilpo. Downloaded from on 17/01/2022.