Kukul-do island

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
Swinhoe's Storm-petrel Hydrobates monorhis NT breeding 2004 present A4ii
Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus LC breeding 2004 present A4ii
Japanese Murrelet Synthliboramphus wumizusume VU breeding 2004 present A1
Pleske's Grasshopper-warbler Locustella pleskei VU breeding 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Shinan Dadohae UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 57,312 protected area contains site 0
Kukul Is Natural Monument 3 is identical to site 3
Gageo-do (island) Neighboring Water 해양보호구역 7,017 protected area contains site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kukul-do island. Downloaded from on 25/09/2020.