|Central coordinates||140o 30.00' East 37o 46.00' North|
|Altitude||0 - 420m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2004|
Site description The Abukumagawa river with a total length of 239 km runs through Fukushima Prefecture. About 80% of the river basin is in the mountain district. There are a number of waterfalls in various sizes and broadleaf trees near the river. Besides more than 40 species of fish, about 160 species of birds including swans and ducks have been observed in this area.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Northern Pintail Anas acuta||winter||2004||present||-||A4i||Least Concern|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Abukuma river. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/09/2015
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