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JP039Ezogadate reservoir

Site Description

Artificial landscapes (terrestrial); Wetlands

Ezogadate reservoir, which is located in the west of Aomori Prefecture, is an agricultural reservoir surrounded by apple farms and rice paddies, and Phragmites australis and Salix grow in and around the reservoir. The reservoir becomes full of water in spring while the water is drained in autumn, and the whole surface is frozen in winter.

Area & Coordinates

50ha 40°46′N 140°19′E
region: Tohoku



Protection Status


Conservation issues


Breeding visitor

Podiceps cristatus, Fulica atra

Passage visitor

Cygnus cygnus, Cygnus columbianus, Anser albifrons, Anser fabalis, Anatidae, Egretta alba, Ardea cinerea, Anatidae, Egretta alba, Ardea cinerea

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