Yatsu-higata

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Yatsu-higata

  • Country: 
    Japan
  • Site number: 
    615
  • Area: 
    40 ha
  • Designation date: 
    10-06-1993
  • Coordinates: 
    35°41'N 140°00'E
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Overview

Yatsu-higata. 10/06/93; Chiba, Honshu; 40 ha; 35°41'N 140°00'E. Wildlife Protection Area; Shorebird Network Site. This mudflat, submerged at high tide and connected to Tokyo Bay, is in relatively pristine condition. Important for visiting migratory birds: 10% of the plovers and sandpipers migrating through Japan are counted in this area. The site is used for conservation education, birdwatching, research, and light recreation. A nature observation centre is located on-site. Surrounding areas are residential or industrial. Ramsar site no. 615. Most recent RIS information: 1993.

Administrative region: 
Chiba Prefecture

  • National legal designation: 
    • national wildlife protection area
  • Last publication date: 
    10-06-1993

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