Taizhou Wan

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2009 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri CR winter 1997 47 individuals A1
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC unknown 2008 present A4i
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris EN unknown 2008 present A4i
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis NT unknown 2008 present A4i
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC winter 2008 present A4i
Saunders's Gull Saundersilarus saundersi VU winter 1997 135 individuals A1, A4i

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2009).


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Taizhou Wan. Downloaded from on 29/02/2024.