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Location Japan, Fukuoka,Saga
Central coordinates 130o 15.00' East  33o 8.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 19,000 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
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia 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, A4i  Vulnerable 

Habitats

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

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