Lake Kwangpo lies near the coast of South Hamgyong Province of North Korea. A 4500 ha site encompassing the lake, including adjacent rice paddies and the 2,000-hectare (4,900-acre) Lake Kwangpo Protected Area, has been identified by BirdLife International as an Important Bird Area (IBA) because it supports populations of various water- and wetland birds. Birds for which the site is of conservation significance include Swan Geese, Greater White-fronted Geese, Mute Swans, Whooper Swans, Grey Herons, Swinhoe's Rails, White-naped Cranes and Red-crowned Cranes.
- "Lake Kwangpo". Important Bird Areas factsheet. BirdLife International. 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-05.
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