Monday, March 10, 2008

The local birdlife in Tokachigawa Hokkaido

In the 1920s there were only 10 of these beauties left in Kushiro. Today their numbers have grown to 600

Here is the magnificent view of the Kushiro marshland in Eastern Hokkaido from the observation tower. Here you get to see one of the world's rarest crane.The Tancho Crane or Red Crowne Crane aka Grus Japonensis
Blogging can be addictive.This one is on birds that I come across in my travels around the world