Asan Bay (including Asan-ho lake and Sapgyo-ho lake) IBA

Location:South Korea
Area:18,078 acres (7,316 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)
Land Use:View Land Use Data


Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anas formosa (Baikal Teal)A1, A4i
Calidris alpina (Dunlin)A4i
Calidris tenuirostris (Great Knot)A4i
Charadrius alexandrinus (Snowy Plover)A4i
Chroicocephalus saundersi (Saunders's Gull)A1, A4i
Ichthyaetus relictus (Relict Gull)A1
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit)A4i
Limosa limosa (Black-tailed Godwit)A4i
Numenius madagascariensis (Far Eastern Curlew)A4i
Numenius phaeopus (Whimbrel)A4i
Pluvialis squatarola (Grey Plover)A4i
Tringa guttifer (Nordmann's Greenshank)A1, A4i
Tringa nebularia (Common Greenshank)A4i
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