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Mounts Kurikoma and Yakiishi


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
Copper Pheasant Syrmaticus soemmerringii NT resident 2003 present A3
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata LC breeding 2003 present A3
Latham's Snipe Gallinago hardwickii LC breeding 2003 present A3
Ashy Minivet Pericrocotus divaricatus LC breeding 2003 present A3
Narcissus Flycatcher Ficedula narcissina LC breeding 2003 present A3
Japanese Accentor Prunella rubida LC breeding 2003 present A3

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 near favourable low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin likely in short term (within 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Geological events earthquakes/tsunamis likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas likely in short term (within 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads likely in short term (within 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) 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 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) near favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation Unknown Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Yuda Onsenkyo 都道府県立自然公園 1,697 protected area overlaps with site 0
Yakeishi renpo 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 7,189 protected area contained by site 0
Tochigamori 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 5,900 protected area contained by site 0
Ouu Mountain Range 緑の回廊 72,637 protected area overlaps with site 0
Okamisawa 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 451 protected area overlaps with site 0
Numamata 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 120 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kurikoma 国定公園 77,122 protected area overlaps with site 77,122
Kurikoma 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 6,383 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kurikoma 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 10,941 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kurikoma 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 18,625 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kamuro 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 9,384 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kabusan 都道府県立自然公園 8,502 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ishibuchi dam 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 1,275 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ippitsuyama 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 1,092 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ippitsu yama-Tashiro 都道府県自然環境保全地域 614 protected area overlaps with site 0
Fukiage 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 760 protected area overlaps with site 0
Chokai-Asahi and Iide-Azuma 緑の回廊 57,649 protected area overlaps with site 0
Areas around Mt. Kurikomayama and Mt. Tochigamoriyama 森林生態系保護地域 16,298 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mounts Kurikoma and Yakiishi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/05/2022.