birds

All articles on this website relating to birds and bird photography.
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Cape Petrel

Also known as the Cape pigeon, Pintado petrel, or Cape fulmar, it is a common Southern Ocean species frequently seen flying behind ships but isn’t the easiest bird to photograph.

Whooper Swans, Lake Kussharo, Hokkaido

  • Japan

Lake Kussharo in Hokkaido is the largest caldera lake in Japan and is home to the beautiful whooper swan which can be approached at fairly close distance.

Cranes in the mist, Hokkaido, Japan

  • Japan

Red-crowned cranes standing in the shallows of a river, the first light of the day combined with sub-freezing temperature created a misty, ethereal atmosphere.

White-tailed Eagle, Hokkaido, Japan

  • Japan

The white-tailed eagle is fairly widely distributed,  being seen from Greenland through to Southern China, and not considered to be endangered.