Anogawa and Shitomogawa estuaries

Country/territory: Japan

IBA Criteria met: A4i (2004)
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Area: 160 ha

Protection status:

Wild Bird Society of Japan
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2015 low not assessed negligible
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Site description
The site is composed of natural seashores where many Sanderlings and Grey-tailed Tattlers visit, and Kentish/Snowy Plovers breed, and there are tidal flats and sand bars around the mouth of the river. Seaside plants are on some sand beaches.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Anogawa and Shitomogawa estuaries. Downloaded from on 28/11/2020.