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  • Area: 
    34 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    38°37'N 140°57'E
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Kejo-numa. 30/10/08; Miyagi; 34 ha; 38°372N, 140°572E. Habitat /Species Management Area, National Protection Area. A reservoir as well as freshwater lake, located in the northeast of Osaki city, serves in flood control and irrigation of rice fields. The site provides habitat to vulnerable species like Steller's Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus) and Baikal Teal (Anas formosa) as well as 13 bird species and 28 flora species in the national protected list, and it supports the 1% threshold for White-fronted Geese (Anser albifrons) and Bean Geese (Anser fabalis serrirostris). Declines of native fish due to the release of Largemouth Bass and Bluegill present a threat. A national historical site "Ruin of Miyazawa" exists within the site. A management plan is in place. Ramsar site no. 1843. Most recent RIS information: 2008.

Administrative region: 
Miyagi Prefecture

  • National legal designation: 
    • Special Protection Area of National Wildlife Protection Area
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Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)