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Location Japan, Hokkaido
Central coordinates 144o 10.00' East  44o 3.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i
Area 16,000 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
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Grey-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes 2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Notoroko Prefectural Wildlife Protection Area 5,934 unknown 0  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons; Freshwater lakes and pools  -
Forest   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Notoroko and Lake Abashiriko. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2014

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