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Location Japan, Okinawa
Central coordinates 127o 50.00' East  26o 18.00' North
IBA criteria A4i
Area 550 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
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva 2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres 2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats  -
Forest Mangrove forest (tropical)  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Awase tidal flat. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/07/2014

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