IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii (2004)
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Area: 19,000 ha
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Site description (baseline)
Miyajimanuma, Tegatanuma (Bibai City), Misuminuma (Iwamisawa City), Urausunuma, Shinnuma (Urausu Town), Chashinainuma (Naie Town), Fukurochinuma (Shintotsukawa Town, Sunagawa City) are mainly crescentic lakes located at the middle Ishikarigawa river basin. Surrounding areas are agricultural lands, mainly for rice crop, and lowland swamp vegetation such as Alnus japonica, Salix and Phragmites australis are found around lakes and marshes. At Tsukigase swamp including Ohnuma and Konuma, highland swamp flora is left in part.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Middle Ishikari River basin. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/15023 on 03/06/2023.