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Location Japan, Hokkaido
Central coordinates 145o 16.00' East  43o 35.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i
Area 8,300 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 2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Brent Goose Branta bernicla 2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope 2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater Scaup Aythya marila 2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Grey-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes 2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres 2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Notsuke-hanto and Notsuke-wan Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 6,053 protected area contained by site 6,053  

Habitats

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Notsuke bay, Odaito. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/09/2014

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