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Location Japan, Hokkaido
Central coordinates 141o 41.00' East  42o 54.00' North
IBA criteria A4i
Area 130 ha
Altitude 0 - 5m
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 passage  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus winter  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

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

Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities likely in long term (beyond 4 years) whole area/population (>90%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management planning has taken place  Unknown  negligible 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools  -
Artificial - terrestrial Rice paddies  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kyu-Osatsunuma. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2014

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