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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 68616554426
Hokkaido checklist 436002904
Honshu checklist 5830045117
Honshu (North) checklist 5700541115
Chubu checklist 444052806
Aichi checklist 283041305
Fukui checklist 222031002
Gifu checklist 234031102
Ishikawa checklist 353031603
Hegura-jima checklist 28002801
Niigata checklist 261041302
Nagano checklist 233031004
Shizuoka checklist 278051804
Toyama checklist 222031002
Yamanashi checklist 231041305
Kanto checklist 412052518
Chiba checklist 307031304
Gumma checklist 214031002
Ibaraki checklist 306021305
Kanagawa checklist 291041206
Saitama checklist 23103903
Tochigi checklist 22203902
Tokyo checklist 351062006
Tohoku checklist 399031802
Akita checklist 263031101
Aomori checklist 24703902
Fukushima checklist 239031102
Iwate checklist 237031000
Miyagi checklist 270031001
Yamagata checklist 365031300
Tobishima Island checklist 341001000
Honshu (South) checklist 4731536010
Kansai checklist 340052206
Hyogo checklist 235031004
Kyoto checklist 264031406
Mie checklist 261031202
Nara checklist 206031003
Osaka checklist 266041503
Shiga checklist 235031403
Wakayama checklist 225051203
Chugoku checklist 272031502
Hiroshima checklist 22803902
Okayama checklist 213031102
Shimane checklist 23603903
Tottori checklist 21003903
Yamaguchi checklist 252031402
Izu Islands checklist 14901901
Kyushu and Shikoku checklist 4792038112
Kyushu checklist 401203017
Fukuoka checklist 283031804
Kumamoto checklist 257031503
Kagoshima checklist 346052404
Miyazaki checklist 262041903
Osumi Islands checklist 15000800
Tsushima Island checklist 13300800
Tokora Islands checklist 6500600
Amami Islands checklist 189101212
Nagasaki checklist 284041803
Oita checklist 222041403
Saga checklist 242031602
Shikoku checklist 255001602
Ehime checklist 194031100
Kochi checklist 205031101
Kagawa checklist 189031101
Tokushima checklist 193031100
Ryu Kyu checklist 4775039012
Okinawa checklist 4503037110
Okinawa Island checklist 357202615
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 15200311
Ikema Island checklist 6000500
Senkaku Islands checklist 4300200
Izena Island checklist 5400210
Iheya Island checklist 11900210
Miyako Island checklist 19700802
Tarama Island checklist 4500300
Tonaki Island checklist 4600200
Kamiyama Island checklist 900000
Aguni Island checklist 9400200
Yagaji Island checklist 9600910
Kudaka Island checklist 5300100
Yaeyama Islands checklist 366002612
Iriomote Island checklist 246001400
Ishigaki Island checklist 252001401
Yonaguni Island checklist 255001211
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.

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


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