Forested area with a number of bogs and fens surrounded by agricultural lands, which are used by cranes as feeding places.
In 1995 not all area were covered by counting of cranes, so in reallity it very possible that number of the gathering cranes several times more than 1100. Also there is an information that Gallinago media are breeding on area, but no special researches were made.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lotoshino crane gathering. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/12/2019.