December 3, 2017
Yesterday Keiko, Jonah, and Luke kindly took me to Sakata. It was sunny but very cool when we got there. It was nice to see plenty of waterfowl out on the water including Smew, Eurasian Teal, Mallard, Northern Shovelers and maybe more.
I mostly enjoyed seeing long legged birds such as egrets, Grey Herons and the very delightful Oriental Stork.
Raptors included Black-eared Kites, a very pale headed Eurasian Harrier, and several other normal harriers.
Later, we went to a farmers market and I bought some rice before we headed to a cafe for coffee and gelato.
Wish we could do it again tomorrow!
|Great White Egret|