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Izumi Wintering Habitat of Cranes Designated a Ramsar Site

On November 18th, 2021, the Izumi Wintering Habitat of Cranes was named Japan’s 53rd Ramsar Site, a wetland of international importance designated under the Ramsar Convention. The site in northern Kagoshima prefecture was recognised for “being a wetland habitat that periodically supports over 200,000 birds” and for meeting four of the nine criteria for identifying wetlands of international importance.
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