Mount Paekdu

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
Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus EN breeding 2004 present A1, A3

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)
Mount Paekdu Natural Reserve 132,000 protected area contains site 45,000


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Coniferous forest (temperate/boreal) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Paekdu. Downloaded from on 23/10/2021.