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Cormorants

There are so many cormorants (kawa-u) in Ohori Park — some on posts and lots all over a tree on a small island in the lake. It was interesting to see that they share the tree with several kites (tobi … Continue reading

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European Wigeon

European Wigeon = hidori-gamo (in Ohori Park, Fukuoka)

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Grey heron

Grey Heron = aosagi (in Ohori Park, Fukuoka)

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European Pochard

European Pochard = hoshi-hajiro (in Ohori Park, Fukuoka)

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Herring gull

Herring gull = seguro-kamome (in Ohori Park, Fukuoka)

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Black-tailed gull

Black-tailed gull = umineko (in Ohori Park, Fukuoka)

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Black-headed gull

Black-headed gull = yuri-kamome (in Ohori Park, Fukuoka) This is the official bird of Fukuoka City

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Shoveler

Common shoveler = hashibiro-gamo (in Ohori Park, Fukuoka)

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Coot

Coot = ooban (in Ohori Park, Fukuoka)

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Great crested grebe

Great crested grebe = kanmuri-kaitsuburi (in Ohori Park, Fukuoka)

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