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 Spot-billed duck, Striated Pond Heron, Grey-tailed Tattler, Grey Heron and Little Ringed Plover. On the […]Read More
Tag: water birds
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. ( Fact file from arkive.org). Classified a Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List and is […]Read More