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Location Japan, Hokkaido
Central coordinates 141o 41.00' East  45o 6.00' North
IBA criteria A4i
Area 15,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 10m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Wild Bird Society of Japan



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Bean Goose Anser fabalis winter  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Sarobetsu National Wildlife Special Protected Area 2,560 protected area contained by site 2,560  
Sarobetsu-genya Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 2,560 protected area contained by site 2,560  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sarobetsu marsh. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2014

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