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Location Japan, Fukuoka
Central coordinates 130o 21.00' East  33o 37.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 9,000 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
Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia 2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus 2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Grey-tailed Tattler Heteroscelus brevipes 2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis 2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Dunlin Calidris alpina 2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Saunders's Gull Larus saundersi 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Pleske's Grasshopper-warbler Locustella pleskei 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Genkai Quasi National Park 10,158 protected area contains site 9,000  

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: Hakata bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/04/2014

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