23 September 2017

Spoon-billed Sandpiper


We went camping the last couple of nights and we had to hastily change our plans after we heard a Spoon-billed Sandpiper was present near Sapporo.....


16 September 2017

On this day (September 16th).................


September 16th 2011.

2 Black-tailed Godwits in town six years ago today.

This species is scarcer than Bar-tailed Godwit in Hokkaido and I don't see them every year.............

14 September 2017

A very quiet week.............


A Black-crowned Night Heron hiding in the thinning vegetation near my flat this afternoon..............

Autumn will begin soon: a few birds passing through included Asian Brown Flycatcher and a flock of Grey Starling.

A pretty dull few days though. The above image was processed in ACDsee, Not a very good image to start with but I'm giving the software a try as I'm thinking about Lightroom alternatives. That is sadly the most interesting news I have...............

8 September 2017

A lone one


There was the grand total of ONE Red-necked Stint at Kamiiso the other day.............


6 September 2017

Another Weekend Away #2



Last weekend there were small flocks of Red-necked Stints on many of the beaches north of town.............


4 September 2017

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