Shirakami mountains

Country/territory: Japan

IBA Criteria met: A3 (2004)
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Area: 58,000 ha

Wild Bird Society of Japan
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2015 low favourable medium
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Site description
The site, located in the southwest of Aomori Prefecture, consists of deciduous broadleaf tree forests mainly of Fagus crenata and Quercus crispula, and mountain streams.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Shirakami mountains. Downloaded from on 06/12/2022.