Lianyungang saltworks

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor EN winter 2003 present A1
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris EN passage 2003 present A4i
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata VU passage 2003 present A4i
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis NT passage 2003 present A4i
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus LC passage 2003 present A4i
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis LC winter 2003 present 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2011 low unfavourable not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas likely in long term (beyond 4 years) whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Wetlands (inland) 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine Other artificial wetlands -
Coastline Estuarine waters, Intertidal mud, sand & salt flats -
Wetlands (inland) Permanent swamps -
Marine Neritic -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lianyungang saltworks. Downloaded from on 29/03/2023.