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Location Japan, Hokkaido
Central coordinates 143o 30.00' East  42o 34.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i
Area 5,300 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
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Yudoh Prefectural Wildlife Protection Area 3,855 protected area contained by site 3,855  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons; Permanent swamps  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tokachi coastal lakes. Downloaded from on 17/09/2014

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