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Sanganjima islet


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas NT breeding 2004 present A4ii
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris LC resident 2004 present A4i
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 2004 min 10,000 breeding pairs A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2015 low not assessed medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Energy production and mining renewable energy likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Geological events earthquakes/tsunamis past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 0 0 - moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Some limited conservation initiatives are in place medium
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sangan Jima National Wildlife Protection Area 25 protected area contained by site 22
Rikuchu - Kaigan National Park 12,212 protected area contains site 25

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Forest -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sanganjima islet. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/09/2019.