Sunday, August 13, 2006

A Quick Stop at Kasai Rinkai Koen

Location: Kasai Rinkai Koen, Edogawa, Tokyo

Access: Shinjuku Station to Tokyo Station - JR Chuo Line. Tokyo Station to Kasai Rinkai Koen Station - JR Keiyo Line

Weather: Clear, Hot, Humid, Light Breeze

Time: 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Birds: Great Cormorant, Yellow Bittern, Little Egret, Great Egret, Grey Heron, Spot-billed Duck, Black-winged Stilt, Little Ringed Plover, Common Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, Rock Dove, White Wagtail, Brown-eared Bulbul, Grey Starling, Eurasian Tree Sparrow

Comments: The heat and humidity were enough to even keep away the usual hordes of 'retired salary men with big cameras'! Of note... one Yellow Bittern in juvenile plumage.

2006 Japan Bird Count: 115 Species


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