Batoggisem, Dansem and Zamori Islands Important Bird Area

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The islands are important as a breeding site for endangered black-faced spoonbills

The Batoggisem, Dansem and Zamori islands Important Bird Area comprises three small islands, with a collective land area of about 50 ha, in the north-eastern Yellow Sea off the western coast of North Korea. Based on surveys conducted in 1997 and 1998, the site has been identified by BirdLife International as an Important Bird Area (IBA) because it supports small numbers of breeding endangered black-faced spoonbills.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Batoggisem, Dansem and Zamori islands". Important Bird Areas factsheet. BirdLife International. 2013. Archived from the original on 2007-07-10. Retrieved 2013-04-20. 
  2. ^ 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 Ueta, M.; Kurosawa, R. & Allen, D. Conservation and research of Black-faced Spoonbills and their habitats (PDF). Tokyo: Wild Bird Society of Japan. pp. 5–9. 

Coordinates: 39°26′30″N 124°5′00″E / 39.44167°N 124.08333°E / 39.44167; 124.08333