Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Hakodate to Aomori by Ferry

In Aomori Bay - view of the Aomori coast - May 10, 2006Location: Hakodate Bay - Tsugaru Straits - Aomori Bay

Access: Higashi Nihon Ferry from Hakodate to Aomori (3h50m)

Weather: Overcast, Intermittent Rain, Cool-Cold, Light Breeze, Sea Calm

Time: 2.50pm - 6.40pm

Birds: Red-throated Diver, Short-tailed Shearwater, Temminck's Cormorant, Red-breasted Merganser, Black-tailed Gull, Slaty-backed Gull, Ancient Murrelet, Rhinoceros Auklet

Comments: Red-throated Diver and Red-breasted Merganser in Hakodate Bay are birds not seen on the trip to Hakodate on the May 8th (Monday).

2006 Japan Bird Count: 103 Species


Anonymous StellaCeagle said...

Hi. Glad you saw a few birds in Hakodate. Didn't make it up the mountain on Wednesday-terrible weather....................I've never seen the Murrelets or Shearwaters from land in Hakodate. I knew they must have been out there somewhere!

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