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Yalu Jiang Estuary


Country/territory: China (mainland)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii (2009)
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Area: 200,000 ha

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2010 high near favourable low
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Site description
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.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: No information.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yalu Jiang Estuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/12/2019.