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Location Japan, Miyagi
Central coordinates 141o 6.00' East  38o 38.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4iii
Area 150 ha
Altitude 0 - 7m
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 White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kabukuri-numa and the surrounding rice paddies Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 423 protected area contains site 150  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools  -
Artificial - terrestrial Rice paddies  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Kabukurinuma. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2014

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