Sogam-do, Daegam-do, Zung-do, Ae-do and Hyengzedo Islands Important Bird Area
The Sogam-do, Daegam-do, Zung-do, Ae-do and Hyengzedo Islands Important Bird Area comprises a group of small islands, with a collective area of 18 ha, in the north-eastern Yellow Sea, lying close to the western coast of North Korea. The site has been identified by BirdLife International as an Important Bird Area (IBA) because it supports breeding endangered Black-faced Spoonbills as well as vulnerable Chinese Egrets and up to 850 Far Eastern Curlews as passage migrants. The site has been designated one of North Korea’s Natural Monuments.
- "Sogam-do, Daegam-do, Zung-do, Ae-do and Hyengzedo islands". Important Bird Areas factsheet. BirdLife International. 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-22.
- Chong Jong-Ryol & Pak U-Il (2000). The breeding sites and distribution of Black-faced Spoonbills Platalea minor in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). In: "Conservation and research of Black-faced Spoonbills and their habitats", eds Ueta, M.; Kurosawa, R.; & Allen, D.. Tokyo: Wild Bird Society of Japan. pp. 5–9.
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