Red Leaves of Niitsu at the Nakano Residence
Red Leaves of Niitsu at the Nakano Residence
Swan at Hyoko, Niigata, Japan
Swan at Hyoko, Niigata, Japan
Superb Fairy-wren
Superb Fairy-wren
Wedge-tailed Eagle
Wedge-tailed Eagle
Fukushimagata, Niigata.
Fukushimagata, Niigata.
Northern Goshawk in Flight
Northern Goshawk in Flight
Japanese Green Pheasant
Japanese Green Pheasant
Little Corella Overhead
Little Corella Overhead
Fujin versus Raijin
Fujin versus Raijin
Common Kingfisher
Common Kingfisher
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet
Japanese Macaques
Japanese Macaques
Cherry Tree at Takeda Castle, Niigata
Cherry Tree at Takeda Castle, Niigata
Black-shouldered Kite
Black-shouldered Kite
Northern Goshawk
Northern Goshawk
Narcissus Flycatcher
Narcissus Flycatcher
Peregrine Falcon vs Japanese Crow
Peregrine Falcon vs Japanese Crow
Whooper Swan
Whooper Swan
Yellow Leaves of Shibata
Yellow Leaves of Shibata
Japanese Pigmy Woodpecker
Japanese Pigmy Woodpecker
Red-crowned Cranes
Red-crowned Cranes
Powerful Owl
Powerful Owl
Bara at Nagaoka
Bara at Nagaoka
Tombo in Niigata
Tombo in Niigata
Crimson Rosella
Crimson Rosella
Summer at Fukushimagata
Summer at Fukushimagata
Wild Ducks
Wild Ducks
Wallaby
Wallaby
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Australian Hobby
Australian Hobby
Blue-and-white Flycatcher
Blue-and-white Flycatcher
Sika Deer
Sika Deer
Red-Goshawk
Red-Goshawk
Queensland Koala
Queensland Koala
Brown Goshawk
Brown Goshawk
Hayabusa at Sea
Hayabusa at Sea
Chrysanthemums at Yahiko Shrine
Chrysanthemums at Yahiko Shrine
Osprey
Osprey
Noisy Pitta
Noisy Pitta
Male Goshawk
Male Goshawk
Cuckoo
Cuckoo
Rose
Rose
Tundra Swan
Tundra Swan
Narcissus Flycatcher
Narcissus Flycatcher
Swallow hunting
Swallow hunting
Square-tailed Kite in a dark cloud
Square-tailed Kite in a dark cloud
Tiger Shrike
Tiger Shrike
Red Leaves of Niitsu at the Nakano Residence
Red Leaves of Niitsu at the Nakano ResidenceNovember in Niigata, Japan is a fantastic time to see the stunning autumn leaves. (Kouyo-Japanese)
Swan at Hyoko, Niigata, Japan
Swan at Hyoko, Niigata, Japan
Superb Fairy-wren
Superb Fairy-wrenIt’s easy to become transfixed or hypnotised by these guys hopping around with their upright tails. I’m yet to get the image I desire.
Wedge-tailed Eagle
Wedge-tailed Eagle
Fukushimagata, Niigata.
Fukushimagata, Niigata.Fukushimagata is my favourite place for birding in Niigata. I read it was considered in the top ten of the most scenic places in Japan.
Northern Goshawk in Flight
Northern Goshawk in FlightI’ve always loved goshawks and was thrilled to have this close encounter at Fukushimagata.
Japanese Green Pheasant
Japanese Green PheasantThis is “Kiji”, the national bird of Japan. Photographed at Toyanogata, Niigata.
Little Corella Overhead
Little Corella OverheadI know “up and under shots” are usually frowned upon, but I love looking at the shapes of the wings and tails of different species. This is one of Australia’s precious cockatoo species.
Fujin versus Raijin
Fujin versus RaijinFujin and Raijin are Shinto wind gods. Their battles are famous in Japanese history. The gods can take on various appearances. In this case, two adult Steller’s Eagles. A photo taken of the coast of Shiretoko. A place I dearly love.
Common Kingfisher
Common Kingfisher
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet
Scaly-breasted Lorikeet
Japanese Macaques
Japanese Macaques
Cherry Tree at Takeda Castle, Niigata
Cherry Tree at Takeda Castle, NiigataI understand the joy the cherry blossoms bring after a long, cold, dark winter. This is a very old tree in the grounds of Takeda Castle, Joestu, Niigata.
Black-shouldered Kite
Black-shouldered KiteI love these graceful little raptors when the sun shines on them hovering in the blue. They look silver with bright red eyes.
Northern Goshawk
Northern Goshawk
Narcissus Flycatcher
Narcissus Flycatcher
Peregrine Falcon vs Japanese Crow
Peregrine Falcon vs Japanese Crow
Whooper Swan
Whooper Swan
Yellow Leaves of Shibata
Yellow Leaves of Shibata
Japanese Pigmy Woodpecker
Japanese Pigmy Woodpecker
Red-crowned Cranes
Red-crowned CranesA wonder at Kushiro
Powerful Owl
Powerful Owl
Bara at Nagaoka
Bara at NagaokaBara is the Japanese name for rose. Here at the Nagaoka Rose Show.
Tombo in Niigata
Tombo in Niigata
Crimson Rosella
Crimson RosellaA spirit of the Bunya Mountains
Summer at Fukushimagata
Summer at FukushimagataA favourite place for birding
Wild Ducks
Wild DucksWhat to see in the winter in Niigata, Japan.
Wallaby
WallabyOne of the welcoming staff at the Bunya Mountains National Park, Queensland.
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great Spotted WoodpeckerA stunning woodpecker in Japan
Australian Hobby
Australian HobbyDavid Hollands described this beauty as the gem of Australian raptors.
Blue-and-white Flycatcher
Blue-and-white FlycatcherA wonderful bird to discover after a long winter.
Sika Deer
Sika DeerAs seen in the old capital of Nara.
Red-Goshawk
Red-GoshawkA legend from my childhood. Photographed in Cape York.
Queensland Koala
Queensland KoalaA very pale and short-haired inland koala.
Brown Goshawk
Brown GoshawkA beautiful Australian Accipiter.
Hayabusa at Sea
Hayabusa at SeaA young Peregrine flying around at the beach
Chrysanthemums at Yahiko Shrine
Chrysanthemums at Yahiko ShrineYahiko Shrine Chrysanthemum Festival
Osprey
Osprey An Osprey stalls into a dive
Noisy Pitta
Noisy PittaRavensbourne National Park, Queensland
Male Goshawk
Male GoshawkAdult male Northern Goshawk with prey
Cuckoo
CuckooOriental or Eurasian Cuckoo
Rose
RoseRosa at the Nagaoka Rose Show.
Tundra Swan
Tundra Swan
Narcissus Flycatcher
Narcissus FlycatcherA favourite subject at Junsai-ike, Niigata in Golden Week.
Swallow hunting
Swallow hunting
Square-tailed Kite in a dark cloud
Square-tailed Kite in a dark cloudA close encounter with a Square-tailed Kite.
Tiger Shrike
Tiger Shrike
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