Cheolwon basin

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 present A4i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 2004 present A4i
White-naped Crane Grus vipio VU winter 2004 present A1, A4i
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis VU winter 2004 present A1, A4i
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU winter 2004 present A1

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)
Sanctuary of Migratory Birds, Cheorwon 천연기념물 37 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pocheon 상수원보호구역 33 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dongsong 상수원보호구역 39 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cheorwon Basin Natural Monument 40 protected area contained by site 40
Basalt Gorge Along Daegyocheon Stream of Hantangang River 천연기념물 21 protected area contained by site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Rice paddies -
Wetlands (inland) -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cheolwon basin. Downloaded from on 17/05/2022.