|In January we went on a nature travel to Japan. After a brief visit in the Nagano National Park on the island
of Honshu we went on to Hokkaido, where we drove around watching birds at several different locations.
On this home page you can see selected photos from our tour.
Click on the pictures for seeing them in full size.
|Nagano National Park, Jigokudana
Japanese Macaque (Macaca fuscata)
Red-crowned Crane (Grus japonensis)
|Setsurigawa River||Lots of cranes||Singing cranes||Dancing cranes|
|Flying cranes||Flying crane||Eurasian Jay
|Hokkaido, the coast from Nemuro to Rausu
Miscellaneous Sea Eagles and other birds
|White-tailed Sea Eagle, Steller's Sea Eagle & Large-billed Crow fighting for some fishes||Black-eared Kite (Milvus lineatus)|
|White-tailed Sea Eagle (Haliaëtus albicilla)||Steller's Sea Eagle (Haliaëtus pelagicus)|
|Fishermen's village at Lake Furen||All the trees were occupied by sea eagles||Large-billed Crow
|Cape Nossapu||Bird cliff with Pelagic Cormorants (Phalacrocorax pelagicus)||Whooper Swans (Cygnus cygnus)|
Blakiston's Fish Owl (Bubo blakistoni)
Rausu Fishing Port
|Japanese fishing boat||Freshly caught fishes||Newly caught fresh fishes of all kind from the Sea of Okhotsk|
|Freshly caught octopus||Vega Gull (Larus vegae)||Harlequin Duck
|Willow Tit (Parus montanus)|
Tsukiji Fish Market
|Fishmonger||Miscellaneous shellfishes||Fresh fish||Jumbo Tiger Prawns|
Street views etc.
|Street view, main street||Street view, side street||Street view, Shibuya||Shibuya crossing|
|Overview of Tokyo subway||Hibiya Park||Imperial Palace||Falcated Duck (Anas falcata)|
|Namiyoke Inari Shrine||Blessing in Namiyoke Inari||Tsukiji Honganji Temple||Confession in Tsukiji Honganji|