Shirakami mountains

Country/territory: Japan

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

Wild Bird Society of Japan
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2015 favourable low medium
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Site description (2007 baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Shirakami mountains. Downloaded from on 30/09/2023.