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Kusagaki islets


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas NT breeding 2004 present A4ii
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 2004 min 10,000 breeding pairs A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2010 low not assessed medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity medium
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Kusagakijima 国指定鳥獣保護区 21 protected area overlaps with site 21

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kusagaki islets. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2020.