Futagojima islets

Country/territory: Japan

IBA Criteria met: A4i (2004)
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Area: 1 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 high not assessed negligible
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Site description
The site, about 700 m off shore of Kitakamicho, Ishinomaki City, Miyagi Prefecture, consists of an islet and a few rocky reefs. Few plants grow here, except a few small patches of grasslands and small forests of pine trees.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Futagojima islets. Downloaded from on 21/08/2019.