Kozushima island

Country/territory: Japan

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A4ii (2004)
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Area: 1,848 ha

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 medium
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Site description
It is located about 170 km south of Tokyo metropolitan area. This island on the whole has a lot of sheer slopes and little flatland, with precipitous cliffs on the west side especially. It is formed of rhyolite mainly.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kozushima island. Downloaded from on 28/06/2022.