Country/territory: China (mainland)
IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii (2009)
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Area: 200,000 ha
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Site description (baseline)
The Yalu River flows westwards at its estuary. The main habitats in the IBA are reedbeds and tidal flats, with some areas of agricultural land. Many waterbirds, especially shorebirds, occur on migration, when more than 70,000 birds can be counted in one day during the peak.
Non-bird biodiversity: No information.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Yalu Jiang Estuary. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/15391 on 30/05/2023.