Lucky to catch this bird on its way south. She was hunting hoppers and caught several in the short time (about 1 hour) I got to watch her. It was only 9:00 in the morning when she left.
This blog is for family and friends, to share my feelings and photos with and for myself, to support my fading memory and improve my Japanese. I intend to do some writing in kanji, but am not getting very far without a Japanese computer. So for the moment I say "konnichi wa". Aisatsu dake - just saying hello.
Tuesday, 27 October 2020
Monday, 26 October 2020
Saturday, October 24th. The weather was excellent. Cool, sunny, the breeze full of fresh air. After the rain there should be some migrators and sure there were:
1 Black-winged Stilt, セイタカシギ
Thursday, 22 October 2020
The yearly autumn trip to Saga was late. Too late to see the Western Sandpiper. It was a super high tide and the birds stayed on the concrete side of the fence a long time. There were so many. All i winterplumage. Overwhelmingly grey. Once a year is not enough to build my confidence
キリアイ, Broad-billed Sandpiper
トウネン, Red-necked Stint