Monthly Archives: January 2016

Tufted Duck

Tufted Duck = kinkuro-hajiro Tare Dam near Togo in Munakata (In the distance so poor quality)

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Smew

Smew = mikoaisa Tare Dam near Togo in Munakata (In the far distance so poor quality)

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Tare Dam

Tare Dam near Togo in Munakata is a great place for spotting birds — so many herons, egrets, cormorants, ducks, and other water birds.

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Common Sandpiper

Common Sandpiper = isoshigi Tsuri-gawa River in Munakata

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Flying Heron

Heron = aosagi Near Ikeura Village in Munakata

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Osprey

This osprey (misago) had caught a huge fish. Very impressive! (Apparently, they prefer fish in the size range 25-35cm) It was a dull day so I couldn’t get a good photo… Near Ikeura Village in Munakata

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Daurian Redstart

Daurian Redstart = joubitaki Near Ikeura Village in Munakata

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Black-faced Bunting

Black-faced Bunting = aoji Near Ikeura Village in Munakata

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Pale Thrush

Pale Thrush = shirohara Inunaki Dam

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Bull-headed Shrike

Bull-headed Shrike = mozu Inunaki Dam

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