Honshu alpine conifer forests

WWF Abstract

Spruce and fir trees carpet the mountainous areas across northeastern Honshu and part of the Oshima Peninsula in Hokkaido, Japan. This alpine region has varying habitats, from dry to lush. Here, birds such as the spotted nutcracker, the rare rock ptarmigan, and the arctic warbler make their home.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Temperate Coniferous Forests
Countries:Japan
Area:2,815,998 acres (1,139,594 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data

Protected Areas

Azumayama Forest Forest Ecosystem Reserve
Mount Hakusan National Park
Shiga Highland Biosphere Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER