Laizhou Wan

Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii (2009)
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Area: 10,000 ha

Site description
Laizhou Wan (bay) is on the northern Shandong peninsula and is one of the three large bays in the Gulf of Bohai. The bay is rather shallow with most of the area not exceeding 10 m in depth, and it is becoming shallower as sediments are deposited by the local rivers.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Laizhou Wan. Downloaded from on 07/08/2022.