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Geum-gang river and estuary


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
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid VU winter 2004 present A1
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC non-breeding 2004 present A4i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 2004 present A4i
Common Pochard Aythya ferina VU non-breeding 2004 present A4i
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC non-breeding 2004 present A4i
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa LC winter 2004 present A1, A4i
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos LC non-breeding 2004 present A4i
Chinese Spot-billed Duck Anas zonorhyncha LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Haematopus ostralegus NR non-breeding 2004 present A4i
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC winter 2004 present A4i
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus LC non-breeding 2004 present A4i
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT non-breeding 2004 present A4i
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica NT passage 2004 present A4i
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT passage 2004 present A4i
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris EN passage 2004 present A4i
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus LC passage 2004 present A4i
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer EN passage 2004 present A1
Saunders's Gull Saundersilarus saundersi VU winter 2004 present A1
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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Seocheon 습지보호지역-갯벌 1,530 protected area overlaps with site 0
Jeonbuk Iksan Woongpomyeon 3 야생생물보호구역 274 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Jeonbuk Iksan Woongpomyeon 1 야생생물보호구역 37 protected area overlaps with site 0
Jeonbuk Gunsan Napomyeon 야생생물보호구역 50 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Gudeurae Ferry and Surroundings in Buyeo 명승 252 protected area overlaps with site 0
Geum Gang River and estuary Wildlife Reserve 0 unknown 0
Chungnam Seocheon Biinmyeon 2 재해방지보호구역 9 protected area overlaps with site 0
Chungnam Seocheon Biinmyeon 1 재해방지보호구역 14 protected area overlaps with site 0
Chungnam Buyeo Yanghwamyeon 야생생물보호구역 30 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Intertidal -
Artificial/Terrestrial Rice paddies -
Marine Neritic -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Geum-gang river and estuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2022.