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A baby fox.................
We went up Mt Hakodate this morning................ There were a few migrants around: Blue and White Flycatcher, Narcissus Flycatcher and a few thrushes singing in the forest below. There were also several Red Flanked Bluetails, only females though............
We went up Mt Hakodate this morning................ There were a few migrants around: Blue and White Flycatcher, Narcissus Flycatcher and a few thrushes singing in the forest below. There were also several Red Flanked Bluetai...
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Black Throated Diver
We headed west to Esashi yesterday afternoon to see if the strong winds had bown anything interesting to our little corner of Hokkaido. They hadn't unfortunately. A small island just offshore (joined by a causeway) always looked like a likely spot for migra...
We headed west to Esashi yesterday afternoon to see if the strong winds had bown anything interesting to our little corner of Hokkaido. They hadn't unfortunately. A small island just offshore (joined by a causeway) always loo...
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Summer Dunlin
The Dunlins were still at Oshamanbe and were looking very summery.............. Some of them were standing around on the concrete, trying not to get blown away in the strong wind. The tagged individual was still present............ They will surely be headi...
The Dunlins were still at Oshamanbe and were looking very summery.............. Some of them were standing around on the concrete, trying not to get blown away in the strong wind. The tagged individual was ...
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The final cut
A female Black Faced Bunting this afternoon................ Well they were cutting doen trees on the last ssection of river where they remain. There used to be a lot of trees along the river that sheltered many birds, both breeders and passage vistors. In a...
A female Black Faced Bunting this afternoon................ Well they were cutting doen trees on the last ssection of river where they remain. There used to be a lot of trees along the river that sheltered many birds, both br...
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A grey rainy Monday morning
It's been pouring down for several hours as I type this..................... But I managed a couple of hours in the morning before the rain came. It was very dark though.............. The drake Shoveler is still on the same pond as a couple of weeks ago. It...
It's been pouring down for several hours as I type this..................... But I managed a couple of hours in the morning before the rain came. It was very dark though.............. The drake Shoveler is still on the same ...
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Swallows in the Sakura
A very nice spring afternoon saw me in Goryokaku Park.............. Not many birds about but as you can see the cherry blossoms aren't so far off opening.............and by the looks of it they'll open a couple of weeks earlier than usual. I saw my first Co...
A very nice spring afternoon saw me in Goryokaku Park.............. Not many birds about but as you can see the cherry blossoms aren't so far off opening.............and by the looks of it they'll open a couple of weeks earli...
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Not one but two Lifers............
An Oriental Scops Owl this morning, my first lifer for over a year.............. This was in a place I had been told about but despite numerous visits I had never seen it. Until today. It was quite high up and the lighting was awkward but I managed to fire ...
An Oriental Scops Owl this morning, my first lifer for over a year.............. This was in a place I had been told about but despite numerous visits I had never seen it. Until today. It was quite high up and the lighting...
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An early bath
We were up early and in one of the local parks this morning to check for spring migrants................ And despite the westerlies and beautiful warm spring weather there were hardly any migrants around at all. I did briefly see a male Siberian Rubythroat ...
We were up early and in one of the local parks this morning to check for spring migrants................ And despite the westerlies and beautiful warm spring weather there were hardly any migrants around at all. I did briefly...
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A windy Sunday
An Osprey at Yakumo this afternoon................. It was very windy, a strong wind from the southwest blowing dust from the topsoil everywhere (it's been very dry recently). We were on the 'wrong' (east) side of the peninsula though so it wasn7t blowing a...
An Osprey at Yakumo this afternoon................. It was very windy, a strong wind from the southwest blowing dust from the topsoil everywhere (it's been very dry recently). We were on the 'wrong' (east) side of the peninsu...
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A spring afternoon in Onuma
A beautiful spring afternoon saw us in Onuma for a couple of hours....................... There were 3 Bewicks Swan.................. I've seen lots of this species this year, way more than normal. Did I just overlook them before? Are my ID skills finally i...
A beautiful spring afternoon saw us in Onuma for a couple of hours....................... There were 3 Bewicks Swan.................. I've seen lots of this species this year, way more than normal. Did I just overlook ...
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The other Sparrow
A male Russet Sparrow at Onuma this afternoon. A summer visitor to Hokkaido, this is the 'other' sparrow species in Japan. It fills a similar niche to that of the Tree Sparrow in NW Europe (ie it is nowhere near as common as the main sparrow species and is ...
A male Russet Sparrow at Onuma this afternoon. A summer visitor to Hokkaido, this is the 'other' sparrow species in Japan. It fills a similar niche to that of the Tree Sparrow in NW Europe (ie it is nowhere near as common ...
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Some more Dunlin
Some more Dunlin shots from Sunday................ I went back to the same place in the afternoon in the vain hope the Long Tailed Ducks would swim close enough for a photo. They didn't. Luckily the Dunlins were posing close up and  in nice light. The tagge...
Some more Dunlin shots from Sunday................ I went back to the same place in the afternoon in the vain hope the Long Tailed Ducks would swim close enough for a photo. They didn't. Luckily the Dunlins were posing close ...
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