Futagojima islets

Country/territory: Japan

IBA criteria met: A4i (2004)
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Area: 1 ha

Wild Bird Society of Japan
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2015 unfavourable high negligible
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Site description (2007 baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Futagojima islets. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.