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2020 Seocheon Getbol

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Seocheon Getbol is a relatively small-sized island-type (archipelagic) tidal flat made up of 15 islands. As an estuarine type, located near the Yubudo Island of the Geumgang River estuary. Geumgang River is an important source of all sediments, not only to Seocheon Getbol, but to the entire nominated property, as it provides rich nutrients. As a result, Seocheon Getbol area has the highest primary production among all the serial sites of the property.

Seocheon Getbol also sees the highest number of threatened migratory birds among the serial sites. About 147,000 waterbirds of 85 species, including 17 species on the IUCN Red List, visit Seocheon Getbol. Yubudo Island, in particular, is the largest habitat for Eurasian oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) is ROK and as many as 35,000 great knots and bar-tailed godwits (Limosa lapponica) visit the islands. Furthermore, the Seocheon Getbol supports 24 species (38%) of 63 shorebird species that travel along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway.

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