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Lesser Cuckoo

English: Lesser Cuckoo Japanese: hototogisu Scientific: Cuculus poliocephalus Found at Yokoyama Village in Munakata (Fukuoka, Japan). This bird is a brood parasite of the Japanese Bush Warbler (J: uguisu).

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Eastern Reef Heron

Eastern Reef Heron = kuro-sagi In the satsuki-matsubara near Konominato in Munakata

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Green Pigeon

Japanese Green Pigeon = aobato In the satsuki-matsubara near Konominato in Munakata

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Cormorants in a tree

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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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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