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Location Japan, Tokyo
Central coordinates 140o 18.00' East  30o 29.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4ii
Area 453 ha
Altitude 0 - 400m
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
Black-footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes breeding  2004  present  A1  Near Threatened 
Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus breeding  2004  present  A1, A4ii  Vulnerable 
Japanese Murrelet Synthliboramphus wumizusume breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Torishima National Wildlife Special Protected Area 453 is identical to site 453  

Habitats

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Torishima island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/08/2014

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