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Mawarizeki and Sunazawa reservoir
140o 24.00' East 40o 45.00' North
0 - 30m
Year of IBA assessment
Wild Bird Society of Japan
Site description Mawarizeki and Sunazawa reservoirs, which are located in the west of Aomori Prefecture, are agricultural ones surrounded by apple farms and rice paddies. The banks are reinforced by Phragmites australis, Salix and cement blocks as well. The reservoirs are nearly full of water in spring, and it is drained in autumn. The whole surface is frozen in winter.