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A pain in the neck. And shoulder. And arm.
A juvenile (?) Mandarin this afternoon near Asabu and an Osprey at Yakumo.............. A long drive around south Hokkaido today in very humid weather, god I hate this time of year. That's why there has been very little to post about this month except my we...
A juvenile (?) Mandarin this afternoon near Asabu and an Osprey at Yakumo.............. A long drive around south Hokkaido today in very humid weather, god I hate this time of year. That's why there has been very little to po...
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North Hokkaido 2015 #4
We left Monbetsu and headed north............... My wife wanted a nap so we stopped off at one of the capes on the way. Of course there was another pair of Siberian Rubythroats there. They were busy bringing food back to the nest.............. The male then...
We left Monbetsu and headed north............... My wife wanted a nap so we stopped off at one of the capes on the way. Of course there was another pair of Siberian Rubythroats there. They were busy bringing food back to the ...
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North Hokkaido 2015 #2
We spent a couple of days in the grasslands near Monbetsu................ This is a great place for birds in summer. We were here last year but a week or so later. This year the Siberian Rubythroats were still very active.................... Here's a video ...
We spent a couple of days in the grasslands near Monbetsu................ This is a great place for birds in summer. We were here last year but a week or so later. This year the Siberian Rubythroats were still very active....
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Halfway
Well halfway through 2015 and it has been raining rather a lot. Kingfisher and Chestnut Eared Bunting on the river last week, the regular summer species everywhere: Wryneck, Osprey, the above Black Browed Reed Warbler at Asabu yesterday. At Kamiiso there we...
Well halfway through 2015 and it has been raining rather a lot. Kingfisher and Chestnut Eared Bunting on the river last week, the regular summer species everywhere: Wryneck, Osprey, the above Black Browed Reed Warbler at Asab...
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The Rescuers
I did my good deed of the week on a mountain road last Monday............ The above (harmless) snake was basking on the aforementioned road. Unfortunately this is a death sentence as sooner or later a car or truck will drive over it. So we sprinkled water o...
I did my good deed of the week on a mountain road last Monday............ The above (harmless) snake was basking on the aforementioned road. Unfortunately this is a death sentence as sooner or later a car or truck will drive ...
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North Hokkaido 2015 #5
A Yellow Wagtail near Wakanai last week.......... Before the trip I had 3 target species to add to my Japan list. The nasty weather at the start of the week put paid to looking for Lesser Spotted Woodpecker but I still had hopes for the other 2................
A Yellow Wagtail near Wakanai last week.......... Before the trip I had 3 target species to add to my Japan list. The nasty weather at the start of the week put paid to looking for Lesser Spotted Woodpecker but I still had ho...
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North Hokkaido 2015 #3
We spent another morning in the Mombetsu area............ There were some baby Wrynecks.............. And yet more Rubythroats................... They don't breed in south Hokkaido although they do occur as passage migrants but are invariably skulking in th...
We spent another morning in the Mombetsu area............ There were some baby Wrynecks.............. And yet more Rubythroats................... They don't breed in south Hokkaido although they do occur as passage ...
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North Hokkaido 2015 #1
We just got back from a week camping in north Hokkaido....................... The first 2 days were a bit of a non event birdwise, Say 1 was spent driving right up to the north of Hokkaido and day 2 was cold, wet and very windy. It was so bad that we gave u...
We just got back from a week camping in north Hokkaido....................... The first 2 days were a bit of a non event birdwise, Say 1 was spent driving right up to the north of Hokkaido and day 2 was cold, wet and very win...
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A quiet midsummer
A very quiet midsummer weekend, I did nothing on the 21st and today (Monday 22nd) we checked Yakumo, Oshamanbe and Suttsu (where the above Osprey was taken). 2 Oystercatchers (scarce in Japan) at Yakumo, an Eastern Marsh Harrier at Yamazaki....................
A very quiet midsummer weekend, I did nothing on the 21st and today (Monday 22nd) we checked Yakumo, Oshamanbe and Suttsu (where the above Osprey was taken). 2 Oystercatchers (scarce in Japan) at Yakumo, an Eastern Marsh Harr...
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Black Browed Reed Warbler
A Black Browed Reed Warbler at Oshamanbe yesterday.............. This is a very common summer visitor and is abundant in suitable grassy habitats. It's one of my favourite local birds................. All the common birds of the grasslands were present: 3 s...
A Black Browed Reed Warbler at Oshamanbe yesterday.............. This is a very common summer visitor and is abundant in suitable grassy habitats. It's one of my favourite local birds................. All the common bir...
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I've been having trouble with blogger, so I'll say how much I like this shot here !  BBRWs are passage migrants, mostly, down here
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Back to Hokkaido.............
I've been back a week................ And I'm still knackered after that flight. Today we went to Yakumo..............this is the brief window when it is possible to get close to the Siberian Stonechats. The youngsters are somewnere deep in the bushes and t...
I've been back a week................ And I'm still knackered after that flight. Today we went to Yakumo..............this is the brief window when it is possible to get close to the Siberian Stonechats. The youngsters ar...
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