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Location Japan, Hokkaido
Central coordinates 143o 0.00' East  43o 35.00' North
IBA criteria A3
Area 478,000 ha
Altitude 200 - 2,290m
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
Ural Owl Strix uralensis resident  2004  present  A3  Least Concern 
Japanese Accentor Prunella rubida breeding  2004  present  A3  Least Concern 
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator resident  2004  present  A3  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2010 low not assessed low

Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas likely in long term (beyond 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Some of site covered (10-49%)  A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive  Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Daisetsuzan National Park 226,764 protected area contained by site 226,764  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Taisetsu. Downloaded from on 04/05/2015

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