Tori Shima, Japan
Torishima literally meaning "Bird Island", is an uninhabited volcanic island at the south end of the Izu Islands in the Pacific Ocean, administered by Japan. It is located in the Philippine Sea approximately 600 km (373 mi) south of Tokyo and 76 km (47 mi) north of Lot's Wife. The roughly circular-shaped island is listed as a Class A active volcano by the Japan Meteorological Agency.
The island is home to several tens of thousand breeding pairs of Tristram's Storm-petrel and other birds such as Japanese Murrelet, Black-footed Albatross, Common Kestrel and Blue Rock-Thrush and the short-tailed albatross.
Things to See & Do
* Bird watching
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Yen (JPY)
Language – Japanese
Land Area – 4.79 km2
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT plus hours nine hours
International Country Telephone Code – 81
Port Location – There is no port located at Tori Shima.
Travel Links – The Izu islands are served by a number of small airlines including Air Nippon, New Central Air Services and Toho Air.
Tokai Kisen operates ferries from Takeshiba Terminal (竹芝客船ターミナル) in Tokyo, adjacent to Takeshiba station on the Yurikamome line.