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Location Japan, Iwate
Central coordinates 141o 7.00' East  39o 16.00' North
IBA criteria A4i
Area 60 ha
Altitude 50 - 90m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Wild Bird Society of Japan

Site description Shintsutsumi, together with Ohtsutsumi are located in a plain along the Kitakamigawa river in the southwest of Iwate Prefecture. Around the site are residential areas, schools, athletic grounds and paddy fields.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus winter  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Artificial wetlands; Rivers and streams  -
Artificial - terrestrial   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Shintsutsumi reservoir. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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