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Location Japan, Kyoto
Central coordinates 135o 26.00' East  35o 41.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4ii, A4iii
Area 471 ha
Altitude 0 - 169m
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
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas breeding  2004  present [units unknown]  A4ii  Least Concern 
Swinhoe's Storm-petrel Oceanodroma monorhis breeding  2004  present [units unknown]  A4ii  Near Threatened 
Japanese Murrelet Synthliboramphus wumizusume breeding  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
A4iii Species group - seabirds breeding  2004  10,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kanmuriyama Prefectural Wildlife Protection Area 1,630 protected area contains site 471  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Rock stacks and islands; Sea cliffs and rocky shores  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kanmurijima and Kutsujima islets. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/04/2014

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