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Location Japan, Aichi
Central coordinates 137o 18.00' East  34o 41.00' North
IBA criteria A4i
Area 900 ha
Altitude 0 - 3m
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 Scaup Aythya marila winter  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Grey-headed Lapwing Vanellus cinereus breeding  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius breeding  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Grey-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes passage  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus passage  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres passage  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis passage  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Dunlin Calidris alpina winter  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Estuarine waters; Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Shiokawa tidal flat. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2014

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