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Awashima island


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2017 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
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas NT breeding 2017 24,725-98,900 individuals A4

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2017).



Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Awashima island. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/awashima-island-iba-japan on 22/02/2024.