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Location Japan, Iwate
Central coordinates 141o 59.00' East  39o 40.00' North
IBA criteria A4ii
Area 8 ha
Altitude 0 - 50m
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
Band-rumped Storm-petrel Hydrobates castro breeding  2004  present  A4ii  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2010 low not assessed low
unset
Poor - based on little, or potentially unreliable/unrepresentative, data

Invasive and other problematic species and genes problematic native species/diseases - unspecified species happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive  Unknown  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Hinodejima National Wildlife Special Protected Area 6 is identical to site 8  
Rikuchu - Kaigan National Park 12,212 protected area contains site 8  

Habitats

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hideshima islet. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2014

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