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Yoichi XIV

A nice spring day outside. Not many people walking by the river, So i headed out to Yoichi River. Ended up seeing 35 different species of bird. As well, I saw my first Common Reed Bunting. Also, a Brambling and Bull-headed Shrike, Falcated Teal Ducks, and Smews were great to see.

Jeff 🙂

Excursion#: 89

Place: Yoichi River, Yoichi, Hokkaido, Japan

Date: 4-18-2020

Time: 10:15-15:20

Weather: Sunny, cool, slightly windy.

Equipment:

  • Nikon D-90
  • Tamron 150-600 mm G2 F5-6.3
  • Nikon “Monarch” 10×42 6°
  • Velbon up-400 Monopod
  • GoSky Spotting Scope 15-45 x 60 mm

Places visited:

Yoichi River Footpaths

Yoichi River View #1

Kurokawa Pond #3

Kurokawa Pond #2

Kurokawa Pond #1

Day list of birds sighted: 35

T=Trail, R1=Yoichi River View #1, KP1=Kurokawa Pond #1, KP2=Kurokawa Pond #2, KP3=Kurokawa Pond #3

(Fringilla montifringilla)

(1) T

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Hypsipetes amaurotis hensoni)

(21+) T, R1, KP1, KP2, KP3

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Corvus corone orientalis)

(4+) T

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Streptopelia orientalis orientalis)

(3) T

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Chloris sinica kawarahiba)

(25+) T

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Lanius bucephalus bucephalus)

(1) T

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Alauda arvensis japonica)

(1+) T

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Passer montanus saturatus)

(7+) T, R1

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Periparus ater insularis)

(1) T

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Parus minor minor)

(1+) T

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Poecile palustris hensoni)

(1+) T

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Horornis diphone viridis)

(3) T

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Dendrocopos major japonicus)

(1) T

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Yungipicus kizuki seebohmi)

(2) T

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Emberiza schoeniclus pyrrhulina)

(1) R1

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis)

(12+) R1

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Anas zonorhyncha)

(12+) R1, KP1, KP2, KP3

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Aythya fuligula)

(20+) R1, KP3

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Bucephala clangula clangula)

(7+) R1

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Tachybaptus ruficollis poggei)

(1) R1

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Larus schistisagus)

(2+) R1

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Milvus migrans lineatus)

(7+) R1

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos)

(18+) R1, KP1, KP3

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Mergus serrator)

(5+) R1

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Aythya ferina)

(5+) R1, KP3

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Anas crecca crecca)

(14+) R1, KP3

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Motacilla alba lugens)

(4) R1

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Ardea cinerea jouyi)

(1) KP1

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Mergellus albellus)

(2) KP2

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Fulica atra atra)

number KP3

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Mareca falcata)

(2) KP3

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Ardea alba alba)

(1) KP3

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Gallinula chloropus indica)

(1) KP3

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Hirundo rustica gutteralis)

(2) KP3

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

(Mareca penelope)

(2+) KP3

Distance:  meters/ feet Focal Length: mm  ISO: F/stop: Shutter:  sec

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