Lake Furen, On-netou

Country/territory: Japan

IBA criteria met: A1, A3, A4i (2004)
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Area: 25,000 ha

Wild Bird Society of Japan
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2015 near favourable high high
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Site description (2007 baseline)
The site consists of two major areas. One is lowlands and wetlands between Lake Furenko and Lake Onneto, and another is a terrace which surrounds the lowlands. The alluvial lowland on the coast around Lake Furenko is covered with sand gravels, and the river basin is covered with peat. Vegetation includes lowland and wetland vegetation, salt marsh vegetation on the river basin, natural grassland on coastal sand hill, conifer and deciduous forests and aquatic plants in the lake.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lake Furen, On-netou. Downloaded from on 01/10/2023.