Gyeongpo-ho lake

IBA Justification

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 at site IBA criteria triggered
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC winter 2004 present A4i
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid VU winter 2004 present A1

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

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IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Gyoungpo 도립공원 686 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gyeungpodae Pavilion and Gyeungpoho lake in Gangneung 명승 104 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gyeongpohogasi Wetland 습지보호지역 131 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gyeongpo-Ho Lake Wildlife Reserve 90 protected area contained by site 90
Gangwon Gangneung Jeodong 야생생물보호구역 106 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gyeongpo-ho lake. Downloaded from on 01/06/2023.