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Happy New Year

Posted Monday 31st December 2007 at 14:38 by lostinjapan
A vain effort to try and do a little birding on the New year's Eve, was met with cold winds and heavy snow and not much in the way of birds.

A few Long-billed Plovers huddled against the cold, a Kingfisher sat atop a small stick in the local neighbourhood looking for a stickleback or two, Daurian Redstarts darted through the undergwoth, briefly sprang out, before disappearing back into the undergrowth , Dusky Thrushes chacked chacked atop the winter cherry trees, Black Kites, herons, Egrets and Cormorants huddled against the cold, while Black-backed Wagtails picked off what they could find along the concreted river edge and Wigeon tried to root out a few roots from the riverbank and Skylarks briefly sung in the cold silent air.

See my other blog and the year end post at:
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HokkaidoStu's Avatar
You still managed more birding than I did yesterday!

Happy New Year................
Posted Tuesday 1st January 2008 at 00:56 by HokkaidoStu HokkaidoStu is offline
lostinjapan's Avatar
Cheers mate.

Off to Kyushu tomorrow for a few days with Neil and Mark.

Hope you are recovering nicely from the New Year celebrations!
Posted Tuesday 1st January 2008 at 06:32 by lostinjapan lostinjapan is offline
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