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2018 August 18: The deepest part of Tokyo Bay (Chiba, Tokyo), 東京湾最深部(千葉,東京)
2018 August 16: Omoigawa (Oyama, Tochigi), 思川(小山, 栃木)
2018 August 10: Tsuchiura (Ibaraki), 土浦(茨城)
2018 August 09: Sanbanze Tidal Flat (Chiba), 三番瀬(千葉)
2018 August 05: Prefectural Ikaho Forest Park (Gunma), 伊香保森林公園(群馬)
2018 August 04-05: Mt. Tateyama & Togakushi Forest Botanical Garden (Nagano), 立山&戸隠(長野)
2018 August 01: Miyagase, Kanagawa, 宮ヶ瀬(相模原,神奈川)
2018 July 20-22: Ogasawara Ferry & Chichi-jima (Ogasawara, Tokyo), 小笠原フェリ−&父島(小笠原,東京)
2018 July 16: Mt. Koyasan (Wakayama Prefecture), 高野山(和歌山)
2018 July 11: North face of Mt. Fuji (Narusawa, Yamanashi), 富士山北麓 (鳴沢村, 山梨)
2018 July 08: Ishida River (near Tsunokawa, Imazu-cho, Takashima-city) (Shiga Prefecture), 石田川,高島市角川周辺(滋賀)
2018 July 07: Oiso Beach (Kanagawa), 大磯(神奈川)
2018 July 07: Paddy field in Itakura (Gunma) & Watarase Retarding Basin (Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki), 板倉のたんぼ(群馬)&渡良瀬遊水地(群馬,栃木,茨城)
2018 July 01: Mt. Mizugaki (Yamanashi) & Nobeyama Highland (Nagano), 瑞牆山(山梨)&野辺山高原(長野)
2018 July 01: Mt. Fuji, 富士山周辺(静岡)
2018 June 30-July 02: Haboro & Teuri Island (Hokkaido), 羽幌付近&天売島(北海道)
2018 June 30, July 03: Oarai-Tomakomai Ferry (Hokkaido > Ibaraki), 大洗-苫小牧航路(北海道>茨城)

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2018 August: On the roofs of the buildings in the Metropolitan Tokyo, a Big number of Black-tailed Gulls are breeding!
2018 August: "Photo exhibition of a man, who took a shot of kingfisher 100 years ago" will be held on September 21-26 at Yurakucho Asahi Gallery in Tokyo
2018 August: Oriental Stork staying for a half year in Watarase Retarding Basin , Resident's card is issued
2018 August: A female Rock Ptarmigan settled on Mt. Kiso-komagatake of Central Alps?
2018 July: Giant, recently extinct seabird also inhabited Japan
2018 July: The highest record, 32 chicks of Blakiston's Fish Owl are attached the identification labels by Ministry of the Environment

Events ÿ Major Open Events with or without pre-application;

Bird Watching by Wild Bird Society, Japan
2018 August 21: Swallow Watching at Watarase Retarding Basin (Tochigi) by Tochigi City
2018 September 08: Bird Watching at Mt. Asahiyama, Sapporo City (Hokkaido) by Asahiyama Memorial Park
2018 September 09: Shorebird Watching at Yamaguchi Prefectural Kirara beach Nature Observation Park (Yamaguchi) by Yamaguchi Prefectural Kirara beach Nature Observation Park
2018 September 21-26: Photo exhibition of a man, who took a shot of kingfisher 100 years ago (Tokyo) by Bird Phot Archives & Yamashina Institute for Ornithology

ÿ Hot summer is over.
The summer birds will soon depart toward south.
Birds from north stop over on the way.
Let's go to meet migratory birds in a paddy fields, tidelands, mountains or remote islands.

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Please click the number for more details about the birding spot!

Hokkaido Regeon
A2-1. Teuri Island (Teuri-Tou)
A4-2. Lake Komuke (Komuke-Ko)
A4-3. Omusaro Wild Flower Garden (Omusaro Gensei-Kaen)
A7-1. Washi-no-Yado
A7-2. Shiretoko Nature Cruise
A11-1. Ochiishi Nature Cruise
A18-1. Mu River (Mu-Kawa)
A19-1. Mt. Sokuryo (Sokuryo-Zan)
A19-2. Osaru River (Osaru-Gawa)
A19-3. Usu Beach & Usu Bay (Usu-Kaigan & Usu-Wan)
Tohoku Regeon
B1-1. Hachirogata reclaimed land (Hachirogata Kantakuchi)
B1-3. Cape Tappi (Tappi-Misaki)
B3-1. Tobishima Island (Tobi-Shima)
Shin-ets Regeon
C1-1. Awashima Island (Awa-Shima)
C8-3. Shirakaba Pass (Shirakaba-Toge)
Kanto Regeon
D7-2. Nishi-no-su Reclaimed Land (Nishi-no-su Kantaku)
E1-1. Akigase Park (Akigase-Koen)
E1-4. Isa Marsh (Isa-Numa)
E5-1. Yatsu Tidal Flat (Yatsu Higata)
E5-2. Sanbanze Seaside Park (Sanbanze Kaihin-Koen)
E7-2. Mt. Gongen & Mt. Kobo (Gongen-yama & Kobo-Yama)
E10-1. Tama River (Tama-Gawa)
Tokyo Area
F8-1. Kasai-Rinkai Park (Kasai-Rinkai Park)
F8-2. Tokyo Port Wild Bird Park Nature Reserve (Tokyo-Kou Yacho-Koen)
Izu Islands
Ogasawara Islands
Tokai Regeon
I1-3. Fuji River (Fuji-Gawa)
J4-1. Cape Irago (Irago-Misaki)
J4-2. Shiokawa Tidal Flat (Shiokawa Higata)
J5-4. Fujimae Tidal Flat (Fujimae-Higata)
J9-1. Kumozu River mouth & Gonushi Coast (Kumozu-Gawa Kako & Gonushi Kaigan)
J9-2. Suzukagawaha River (Suzukagawaha-Gawa)
J9-3. Ano River and Shitomo River (Ano-Gawa and Shitomo-Kawa)
J9-4. Kushida River (Kushida-Gawa)
J10-2. Shihara River (Shihara-Gawa)
Hokuriku Regeon
K1-2. Ikenokochi Moor (Ikenokochi-Shitsugen)
K3-2. Wakamiya Shrine (Wakamiya Hachiman-gu)
K3-3. Ishikawaken Kenmin Seaside Park (Ishikawaken Kenmin Kaihin-Koen)
K4-1. Hegura Island (Hegura-Jima)
Kinki Regeon
L1-4. Mt. Inoko (Inoko-Yama)
L2-5. Myojin-no-Mori
L5-9. Ogura reclaimed land (Ogura Kantaku)
L8-3. Yodo River, Mishimae region (Yodo-Gawa, Mishimae)
L12-1. Osaka Catsle Park (Osaka-jo-Koen)
L12-3. Yodo River, Ebie region (Yodo-Gawa, Ebie)
L13-1. Osaka Nanko Bird Sanctuary (Osaka Nan-Kou Yacho-En)
L19-2. Wada Buke
L20-1. Muko River (1/2) (Muko-Gawa)
L20-2. Muko River (2/2) (Muko-Gawa)
L22-1. Koushien Shore (Koushien Hama)
L22-2. Omaehama Park (Omaehama-Koen)
L22-3. Ashiya Shore (Ashia-Hama)
L25-1. Kako River (Kako-Gawa)
Chugoku Regeon
M2-1. Tenjin River (Tenjin-Gawa)
M9-4. Shimata River (Shimata-Kawa)
M11-1. Saba River (Saba-Gawa)
M11-2. Yamaguchi Prefectural Kirara beach Nature Observation Park (Yamaguchi-Kenritsu Kirara-Hama Shizen-Kansatsu-Koen)
M11-4. Asa River (Asa-Kawa)
M12-1. Island Mishima (MiShima)
Shikoku
N4-1. Mitoyo Reclaimed Land (Mitoyo Kantaku)
N5-1. Kamo River (Kamo-Gawa)
N9-1. Sada Cape (Sada-Misaki)
N10-1. Yoshino River (Yoshino-Gawa)
N14-1. Yura Peninsula (Yura-Hanto)
N14-2. Komo Cape (Komo-Misaki)
Kyushu Regeon

O1-1. Sone Coast (Sone Kaigan)
O1-3. Mt. Kurodake (Kuro-Dake)
O2-1. Imazu
O2-2. Wajiro Tidal Flat (Wajiro Higata)
O3-1. Aburayama Citizens' Forest (Aburayama Shimin-no-Mori)
O4-2. Mt. Hiko (Hiko-San)
O5-1. Higashi-Yoka Tidal Flat (Higashi-Yoka Higata)
O6-1. Sago
O6-2. Komoda
O6-4. Uchiyama Pass (Uchiyama-Toge)
O7-1. Mt. Eboshi (Eboshi-Dake)
O8-3. Ushiguchi
O8-4. Sakai River (Sakai-Gawa)
O9-1. Mt. Gongen (Gongen-Yama)
O9-2. Waki Cape (Waki-Misaki)
O9-3. Kaba Island (Kaba-Shima)
O10-1. Cape Ose (Ose-Zaki)
O10-2. Ban-Dake
O11-1. Yokoshima Reclaim Land (Yokoshima Kantaku)
O12-1. Kuma River (Kuma-Gawa)
O14-1. Hitotsuse River (Hitotsuse-Gawa)
O17-1. Mt. Kanemi (Kanemi-Dake)
O18-3. Beppu River (Beppu-Gawa)
O20-2. Jigen-ji Park (Jigen-ji-Koen)
O20-3. Mt. Kinpo (Kinpo-Zan)
O21-1. Shimo-Koshiki Island (Shimo-Koshiki-Jima)
O22-1. Taira Island (Taira-Jima)
O22-2. Kodakara Island (Kodakara-Jima)
O23-1. Ose Beach (Ose Kaigan)
O23-5. Komiho
O23-8. Playfield Park in Yuwan (Undo-Koen)
Okinawa Regeon
P1-1. Yanbaru
P1-3. Kijoka
P1-4. Yagaji Island (Yagaji-Shima)
P1-5. Mt. Katsuu (Katuu-Dake)
P1-6. Mt. Tano (Tano-Dake)
P1-15. Komesu Coast (Komesu Kaigan)
P2-1. Mt. Ara (Ara-Dake)
P2-2. Nakachi
P3-1. Higasihenna Cape (Higashihenna-Zaki)
P4-2. Ohama
P4-3. Shinkawa (Shin-Kawa)
P4-8. Sakieda Bay (Sakieda-Wan)
P6-1. Sonai
P6-2. Hikawa
P6-3. Kubira
P6-4. Cape Agari (Agari-saki)
Cruise
Q2. Ogasawara Ferry
Q3. Miyake & Hachijo Ferry
Q4. Oarai-Tomakomai Ferry
Q5. Nagoya-Sendai-Tomakomai Ferry
Q6. Hachinohe to Tomakomai Ferry

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