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Shirakami mountains


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
Copper Pheasant Syrmaticus soemmerringii NT resident 2003 present A3
Pale-legged Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus tenellipes LC breeding 2003 present A3
Blue-and-white Flycatcher Cyanoptila cyanomelana LC breeding 2003 present A3
Narcissus Flycatcher Ficedula narcissina LC breeding 2003 present A3

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)
2015 low favourable medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Invasive and other problematic species and genes problematic native species/diseases - named species happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Some limited conservation initiatives are in place medium
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tsugaru 国定公園 25,966 protected area overlaps with site 0
Tashirodake 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 1,392 protected area overlaps with site 0
Tashiro dake 都道府県立自然公園 1,855 protected area overlaps with site 0
Shirakamisanchi 国指定鳥獣保護区 17,157 protected area contained by site 0
Shirakami-Sanchi World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 16,971 protected area contained by site 16,971
Shirakami sanchi 自然環境保全地域 14,043 protected area contained by site 0
Shirakami Mountain Range 森林生態系保護地域 16,971 protected area contained by site 16,971
Shirakami Hakkoda 緑の回廊 21,874 protected area overlaps with site 0
Shigisawayama 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 764 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Oppu dake 都道府県自然環境保全地域 271 protected area contained by site 0
Okawa 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 765 protected area overlaps with site 0
Nishiakaishiyama 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 1,442 protected area overlaps with site 0
Juniko 都道府県指定鳥獣保護区 1,107 protected area overlaps with site 0
Akita shirakami 都道府県立自然公園 6,275 protected area overlaps with site 0
Akaishi keiryu anmonno taki 都道府県立自然公園 5,239 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Shirakami mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2022.