JP_M001
Northern Hokkaido - Marine


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2016 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris LC breeding 1994-2016 min 85,865 individuals A4i
Rhinoceros Auklet Cerorhinca monocerata LC breeding 2015-2016 min 414,281 nests A4ii

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2016).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Yagishirito 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 521 protected area overlaps with site 0
Teurito 国指定鳥獣保護区 551 protected area overlaps with site 0
Teuri yagishiri 沿岸水産資源開発区域 11,124 protected area overlaps with site 0
Soya-Rumoi Oki Kaiiki 指定海域 1,811,324 protected area overlaps with site 0
Soya-Abashiri Oki Kaiiki 指定海域 1,813,811 protected area overlaps with site 0
Soya tobu 沿岸水産資源開発区域 105,386 protected area overlaps with site 0
Soya seibu 沿岸水産資源開発区域 63,853 protected area overlaps with site 0
Shokanbetsu-Teuri-Yagishiri 国定公園 43,559 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rumoi hokubu 沿岸水産資源開発区域 85,106 protected area contained by site 0
Rumoi hamamasu 沿岸水産資源開発区域 96,730 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rishiri rebun sarobetsu 国立公園 34,825 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rirei 沿岸水産資源開発区域 39,805 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rebun 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 6,462 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Onishi 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 98 protected area overlaps with site 0
Okurige 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 452 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Komuke 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 1,484 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kita shiribeshi 沿岸水産資源開発区域 61,926 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kita okhotsk 都道府県立自然公園 3,927 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Common fishery right area(Hokkaido) 共同漁業権区域 4,863,624 protected area overlaps with site 0
Abashiri 沿岸水産資源開発区域 226,538 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Neritic -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Northern Hokkaido - Marine. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/northern-hokkaido--marine-iba-japan on 28/02/2024.