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Location Japan, Hokkaido
Central coordinates 141o 19.00' East  44o 25.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4ii, A4iii
Area 546 ha
Altitude 0 - 85m
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
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris breeding  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus breeding  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Rhinoceros Auklet Cerorhinca monocerata breeding  2004  present  A4ii  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - seabirds breeding  2004  10,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Teurito National Wildlife Special Protected Area 546 is identical to site 546  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Teurito island. Downloaded from on 17/09/2014

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