Toshima island

Country/territory: Japan

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2 (2004)
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Area: 412 ha

Protection status:

Wild Bird Society of Japan
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2015 high not assessed medium
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Site description
It is located about 130 km south of Tokyo metropolitan area and has Mt Miyatsukayama with an altitude of 508 m at the center of the islet. Its soil mainly consists of basalt. The whole islet is covered with Camellia japonica.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Toshima island. Downloaded from on 28/10/2020.