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The Divisions

Administration Bureau

Administration Bureau handles the administrative duties for the operation of the institute, clerical duties related to support group members and donations, and duties concerning public relations including the publication of newsletter "Yamashina Choken News".

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Division of Natural History

Division of Natural History conducts research, and collects and conserves literature and specimens of animals, especially birds. It also conducts ecological researches of seabirds, studies of birds through DNA analyses, and so on.

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Division of Avian Conservation
(Bird Migration Research Center)

Division of Avian Conservation conducts research on bird migration. It also conducts conservational researches of endangered species such as the Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus and the Okinawa Rail Gallirallus okinawae.

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