Japan


State of the world's birds case studies

Pressure: Why birds are declining
Response: What can be done to improve the status of birds

Key publications

References

  • Wild Bird Society of Japan (2010) IBA白書 2010 [Important Bird Areas in Japan 2010]. Tokyo: Wild Bird Society of Japan. [In Japanese]

Japan at a glance

Capital

Tokyo

Area

377,915 km2

BirdLife Partner

Wild Bird Society of Japan

Species

Total number of birds 447
Globally threatened birds 50
Country endemics 21

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 192
Total IBA area 32,150,628 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 7



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2020) Country profile: Japan. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/japan. Checked: 2020-06-07