Republic of Korea

Summary

  • EAAFP Member since 2006
  • Number of EAAFP Flyway Network Sites: 18
  • Focal Point Contact:
    • Mr. Je-Won Moon (문제원)
      Director of Biodiversity Division Ministry of Environment
      Email: [email protected]
      Tel: +82 44 201 7245

Republic of Korea has been a Partner since 2006 (MoP1). It now has 18 Flyway Network Sites, the most recent designation being 2022, August. Republic of Korea’s importance for Key Species of the EAAFP includes breeding habitat for Black-faced Spoonbill, Saunder’s Gull (only in Songdo, Incheon on the west coast) as well as staging for many other migrating waterbirds.

  • Incheon, in the Republic of Korea, hosted the Third Meeting of Partners, in November 2008. Read the report here.
  • Songdo, in the Republic of Korea, hosted the Fourth Meeting of Partners, in February 2010. Read the report here.

Site Information

EAAF SITECODE NAME OF SITE SITE INFORMATION SHEET YEAR SIS UPDATED SITE PHOTOS VIEW IN GOOGLE EARTH
EAAF027 Cheorwon Basin n/a  View View
EAAF028 Han River Estuary n/a  View View
EAAF046 Cheonsu Bay  SIS 2014  View View
EAAF078 Gumi Haepyung wetland n/a  View View
EAAF079 Suncheon Bay  SIS 2016  View View
EAAF095 Junam Reservoir  SIS 2008*  View View
EAAF096 Upo Wetland  SIS 2018  View View
EAAF097 Nakdong Estuary  SIS  2018  View View
EAAF100 Geum River Estuary  SIS 2010*  View View
EAAF101 Yubu-do Tidal Flat  SIS 2011  View View
EAAF107 Chilbaldo Islet  SIS 2010*  View View
EAAF142 Hwaseong Wetlands  SIS 2018  View View
EAAF143 Janghang Wetland  SIS 2019  View View
EAAF145 Incheon Songdo Tidal Flat  SIS 2019  View View
EAAF146 Aphaedo Tidal Flat  SIS 2019 View
EAAF148 Daebudo Tidal Flat  SIS 2020  View View
EAAF150 Ulsan Taehwa River  SIS 2021  View View
EAAF 153 Gochang Getbol SIS 2022

 

SIS indicates that the Site Information Sheet was last updated more than 6 years ago.

Site Details

Key Species of EAAFP in ROK

Shorebird

Anatidae

Crane

Seabird

Others

Curlew Sandpiper

Scaly-sided Merganser

Oriental Stork

Dalmatian Pelican

Black-faced Spoonbill

Red Knot

Lesser White-fronted Goose

Siberian Crane

Chinese Crested Tern

Japanese Night-heron

Great Knot

Long-tailed Duck

Red-Crowned Crane

Relict Gull

Chinese Egret

Asian Dowitcher

Hooded Crane

Saunders’s Gull

Swinhoe’s Rail

Far Eastern Curlew

White-naped Crane

Eurasian Curlew

Black-tailed Godwit

Spoon-billed Sandpiper

Spotted Greenshank

Resources

For pages and posts on the EAAFP site related to ROK follow search: ROK.