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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 passage  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis breeding  2004  present  A1, A3  Endangered 
Japanese Thrush Turdus cardis breeding  2004  present  A3  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2010 low not assessed low
unset
Poor - based on little, or potentially unreliable/unrepresentative, data

No known threats no known threats happening now whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species)  Unknown  Unknown  low 

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  

Habitats

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 http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2014

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