Tag Archives: Birdwatching Japan


East and Orange

Cattle Egrets can be found in many parts of the world, and I have seen a few. Never in breeding plumage though. The ones we encountered in Japan (Eastern Cattle Egret) were mainly on cultivated […]

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Black-eared Kite

The most abundant raptor I have seen during my trip in Japan, was – without doubt – the Black-eared Kite. Especially in urban areas near water and harbors, sometimes I saw as many as 20 […]

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Aaahhh…. Philippensis !

The last three weeks I have been touring on my bicycle on Kyushu, the southern island of Japan. I made some 3000 pictures, so quite some sorting and screening ahead, but herewith a first bird […]

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