Sunday, 15 May 2016

A walk around Fukushimagata


Niigata, Japan

May 15, 2016

 It was early summer out there today. I went for bit of a walk around Fukushimagata. Didn't really find anything new. The bird of the day was "Grey Heron". They were everywhere. Also spot-billed Duck and Mallard. A small sprinkling of egrets and other small herons but I didn't take any pics. 

I also saw Oriental Goldfinch, Oriental Reed Warblers, sparrows, Chestnut-cheeked Starlings, and Black-eared Kites. I realised today that I haven't seen Ospreys here for a least 3 years now. They were always here before that during summer. I think the trees are less now.

This Large-billed Crow didn't like me walking near its nest.


Stuart Price said...

Looks like you had a nice sunny day down there, nuce Kite BIF too.

Breathtaking said...

Hello Russel!:) Wowwee!:) The closeup image of the Large-billed Crow is fab, and great sightings and captures of the birds in flight.,..I like the image of the Black-eard Kite also, and the beautiful photo of the mountain range.

Russell Jenkins said...

Yes, Stu. It was a beautiful sunny day here.

Russell Jenkins said...

Thank you for the comment. The Large-billed Crow was a bit menacing up close. I was lucky with Black-eared Kite passing by so closely as well.

John Holmes said...

Nice shots....especially the kite and the spotbill.