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Location Japan, Mie
Central coordinates 136o 21.00' East  34o 10.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 7,452 ha
Altitude 0 - 30m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Wild Bird Society of Japan

Site description Some important bird species such as Japanese Murrelet, Black Wood Pigeon, Streaked Shearwater and Taczanowski's Grasshopper Warbler breed here.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Japanese Murrelet Synthliboramphus wumizusume breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Japanese Woodpigeon Columba janthina resident  2004  present  A2  Near Threatened 
Pleske's Grasshopper-warbler Locustella pleskei breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kii-nagashima National Wildlife Special Protected Area 7,452 is identical to site 7,452  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   -
Coastline Rock stacks and islands  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kii Nagashima islets. Downloaded from on 04/10/2015

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