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Location Japan, Fukuoka
Central coordinates 130o 6.00' East  34o 14.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A4ii
Area 97 ha
Altitude 0 - 243m
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  A4ii  Least Concern 
Japanese Murrelet Synthliboramphus wumizusume breeding  2004  present  A1, A4ii  Vulnerable 
Pleske's Grasshopper-warbler Locustella pleskei breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Okinoshima National Wildlife Special Protected Area 97 is identical to site 97  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Okinoshima islets. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/09/2014

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