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Number of species. This table provides the number of species found in this region, based on the Howard and Moore (2003, rev. 2008) taxonomy. To view the full species list, click on the name of a region.
Region name Number of species endemics breeding endemics globally threatened extinct introduced
Japan checklist 69116556426
Hokkaido checklist 428002904
Honshu checklist 5950047117
Honshu (North) checklist 5820543115
Chubu checklist 463053108
Aichi checklist 288041605
Fukui checklist 223031302
Gifu checklist 238031303
Ishikawa checklist 365031803
Hegura-jima checklist 28102801
Niigata checklist 280041702
Nagano checklist 240031205
Shizuoka checklist 282052005
Toyama checklist 222031202
Yamanashi checklist 232041505
Kanto checklist 439053019
Chiba checklist 332031705
Gumma checklist 221031203
Ibaraki checklist 319021505
Kanagawa checklist 309041507
Saitama checklist 248031203
Tochigi checklist 233031202
Tokyo checklist 370062408
Tohoku checklist 407032103
Akita checklist 278031301
Aomori checklist 254031202
Fukushima checklist 247031302
Iwate checklist 235031100
Miyagi checklist 281031303
Yamagata checklist 366031500
Tobishima Island checklist 341001200
Honshu (South) checklist 4861538011
Kansai checklist 359052407
Hyogo checklist 253031204
Kyoto checklist 272031607
Mie checklist 265031402
Nara checklist 211031203
Osaka checklist 278041703
Shiga checklist 238031603
Wakayama checklist 228051403
Chugoku checklist 280031603
Hiroshima checklist 234031103
Okayama checklist 213031302
Shimane checklist 240031303
Tottori checklist 210031103
Yamaguchi checklist 252031602
Izu Islands checklist 150011001
Kyushu and Shikoku checklist 4872042112
Kyushu checklist 415203417
Fukuoka checklist 289032005
Kumamoto checklist 262031703
Kagoshima checklist 364052906
Miyazaki checklist 270042104
Osumi Islands checklist 15000900
Tsushima Island checklist 13300900
Tokora Islands checklist 6500600
Amami Islands checklist 189101312
Nagasaki checklist 283042003
Oita checklist 225041603
Saga checklist 249031802
Shikoku checklist 257001802
Ehime checklist 193031300
Kochi checklist 210031301
Kagawa checklist 189031301
Tokushima checklist 194031300
Ryu Kyu checklist 4765040011
Okinawa checklist 447203917
Okinawa Island checklist 357202815
Kume Island checklist 7600500
Kerama Islands checklist 13500511
Tokashiki Island checklist 12800511
Zamami Island checklist 7000210
Aka Island checklist 5200310
Ie Island checklist 7500310
Daito Islands checklist 15200411
Ikema Island checklist 6000600
Senkaku Islands checklist 4300200
Izena Island checklist 5400210
Iheya Island checklist 11900210
Miyako Island checklist 19700902
Tarama Island checklist 4500300
Tonaki Island checklist 4600200
Kamiyama Island checklist 900000
Aguni Island checklist 9500200
Yagaji Island checklist 9600910
Kudaka Island checklist 5300100
Yaeyama Islands checklist 366002812
Iriomote Island checklist 246001400
Ishigaki Island checklist 252001501
Yonaguni Island checklist 255001411
Taketomi Island checklist 6500300
Arugusuku Island checklist 4800200
Kohama Island checklist 7600400
Kuro Island checklist 8200400
Hatoma Island checklist 4600200
Panari Island checklist 4700200
Nakanougan Island checklist 2400100
Hateruma Island checklist 5100400
Bonin Islands checklist 17441730
Iwo-Jima checklist 2400200

Japan has 22 endemic species: The following species are endemic to the region of Japan. You can search the web for site locations and information about them by clicking on the species name. (b) denotes a breeding endemic, and † an extinct species.

Copper Pheasant
Japanese Woodpecker
Okinawa Woodpecker
Bonin Pigeon
Ryukyu Pigeon
Okinawa Rail
Amami Woodcock
Ryukyu Serpent-Eagle
Bannerman's Shearwater (b)
Short-tailed Albatross (b)
Matsudaira's Storm-Petrel (b)
Lidth's Jay
Ryukyu Minivet
Amami Thrush
Bonin Thrush
Izu Thrush
Ryukyu Robin
Bonin White-eye
Ijima's Leaf-Warbler (b)
Japanese Wagtail (b)
Bonin Grosbeak
Yellow Bunting (b)


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