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Gangjin 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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC winter 2004 present A4i
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa LC winter 2004 present A1, A4i
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Chinese Spot-billed Duck Anas zonorhyncha LC unknown 2004 present A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 2004 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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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2011 high favourable negligible
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Species group - waterbirds A4iii 2503 2419 individuals 97 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place negligible
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wando-Doam Bay 환경보전해역 76,998 protected area contains site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial Rice paddies -
Grassland -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gangjin Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2020.