- Numéro du site:616
- Superficie:10 ha
- Date d’inscription:10-06-1993
- Coordonnées:36°19'N 136°16'E
Katano-kamoike. 10/06/93; Ishikawa, Honshu; 10 ha; 36°19'N 136°17'E. Wildlife Protection Area; National Park; Natural Monument; Anatidae Network Site. A shallow pond and marsh, important as a resting place for 190 bird species, including the nationally rare Accipiter gentilis and White-tailed Eagle. Abundant wild rice and reedbeds provide the largest wintering area for Anatidae (ducks, geese, swans, etc.) in western Japan, attracting over 10,000 waterbirds. The pond functions as a seasonal agricultural reservoir. To ensure sufficient water surface for waterbirds, wetland plants are harvested. The visitors' centre attracts people for bird-watching and nature appreciation and provides educational and research opportunities. Ramsar site no. 616. Most recent RIS information: 1993.
- Inscription légale nationale:
- special protection zone
- Date de dernière publication:10-06-1993