Lake Kasumigaura, Ukisima

Country/territory: Japan

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3, A4i (2004)
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Area: 17,000 ha

Wild Bird Society of Japan
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2015 high near favourable low
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Site description
Lakes and marshes around Lake Kasumigaura are important wintering grounds in Kanto Region. Especially lake Kasumigaura with surrounding paddy fields is the only wintering ground for geese in Kanto, where they come to winter regularly.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Kasumigaura, Ukisima. Downloaded from on 17/08/2022.