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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 

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  


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: Hinodejima islet. Downloaded from on 20/09/2014

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