Osaka Nanko

Country/territory: Japan

IBA Criteria met: A4i (2004)
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Area: 19 ha

Wild Bird Society of Japan
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2015 medium unfavourable negligible
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Site description
Osaka Nanko Bird Sanctuary is located at the reclaimed land of Osaka Nanko in the inner part of Osaka Bay. There are fishing grounds, waterways, harbor facilities, business areas and residential areas around the site. The Sanctuary's wetland area that consists of an artificial tidal land and salt marsh play an important role as a stopover for shorebirds in the Osaka Bay.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Osaka Nanko. Downloaded from on 20/01/2022.