Geum-gang river and estuary IBA

Location:South Korea
Area:29,653 acres (12,000 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, A4iii
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Cfa (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: hot summer)
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Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anas formosa (Baikal Teal)A1, A4i
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)A4i
Anas poecilorhyncha (Spot-billed Duck)A4i
Anser albifrons (Greater White-fronted Goose)A4i
Anser cygnoides (Swan Goose)A1
Anser fabalis (Bean Goose)A4i
Aythya ferina (Common Pochard)A4i
Aythya fuligula (Tufted Duck)A4i
Calidris tenuirostris (Great Knot)A4i
Charadrius alexandrinus (Snowy Plover)A4i
Chroicocephalus saundersi (Saunders's Gull)A1
Cygnus cygnus (Whooper Swan)A4i
Haematopus ostralegus (Eurasian Oystercatcher)A4i
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit)A4i
Limosa limosa (Black-tailed Godwit)A4i
Numenius arquata (Eurasian Curlew)A4i
Pluvialis squatarola (Grey Plover)A4i
Tringa guttifer (Nordmann's Greenshank)A1
Xenus cinereus (Terek Sandpiper)A4i

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263