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Location Japan, Ishikawa
Central coordinates 136o 18.00' East  36o 19.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 100 ha
Altitude 0 - 5m
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
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Baikal Teal Anas formosa 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Echizen - Kaga Kaigan Quasi National Park 9,246 protected area contains site 100  
Katano-kamoike Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 10 protected area contained by site 10  
Katanokamoike National Wildlife Special Protected Area 10 is identical to site 10  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Katano-Kamoike. Downloaded from on 18/04/2014

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