Birding in Funabashi Sanbanze

Birding in Funabashi Sanbanze

It was a good tide when I came there to shoot some shorebirds. Weather too was good. Met a couple who love shorebirds as well, we talk and shoot. For further photos please visit my Flickr album here

Tokyo Port Wild Bird Park

Tokyo Port Wild Bird Park

I decided to go birding at Tokyoko Yacho Koen (Tokyo Port Wild Bird Park) instead of Kasai Rinkai Koen or Yatsuhigata because of the very hot weather. A few species were seen at the Koen, such as Greater Cormorant, Eastern…

A day at Takao

A day at Takao

On Sunday, 15 July 2018, we went to Mt. Takao for the first time. We took a chair lift to go up to the Sanjo station, which was excellent for sight seeing in green. It was packed with people because…

Lesser white-fronted goose.

Lesser white-fronted goose.

With a plump body, long neck, and wings that extend beyond the tip of the tail, the lesser white-fronted goose (Anser erythropus) is distinguishable from other geese by its brightly yellow eye-ring, round head and small, bright pink bill. (…

Little Tern Project 2018

Little Tern Project 2018

I volunteered for the Little Tern Project, a conservation group for Little Terns, in Japan. I helped to count Little Tern eggs and nests at the Morigasaki Sewage Treatment Center in Tokyo’s Ota Ward on the opposite shore of Haneda…

Japan photos in 2018

Japan photos in 2018

Since I started to live in Japan, I had chances to go birding around Tokyo area, such as Yatsuhigata Nature Observation Center, Tokyo Port Wild Bird Park, Kasai Rinkai Koen, Meiji Jingu Park, Yoyogi Park, Institute for Nature Study,Meguro, Ueno…

My first trip to Sri Lanka

My first trip to Sri Lanka

I had a chance to visit Sri Lanka as part of EAAFP Secretariat team for the Ramsar Pre-COP13 Asia Regional Meeting in Chilaw, Colombo. It was an interesting meeting. Of course my job was taking photos during the meetings, but…

My first trip to Hong Kong

My first trip to Hong Kong

A dream came true when my Korean friend invited me to join a study tour to Hong Kong. The best part of the tour was the Mai Po Nature Reserve which I had been longing to go. Beside Mai Po,…

Trip to Thailand in 2017

Trip to Thailand in 2017

My trip to Thailand in September-October 2017 was a very good one. I finally saw Hoopoe, the bird that I really wanted to see. Beside this bird, I had few lifers as well. I appreciate my friend Wicha and his…

Bean Geese at Songdo. 2018.01.07

Bean Geese at Songdo. 2018.01.07

It’s common to see Bean Geese around Songdo in Winter season. Sometimes they are in a big flock of 50 or a small group of 3. But they are very cautious to cars and human beings.