Kafukai Midorigaoka Koen Park

Kafukai Midorigaoka Koen Park

Kafukai Midorigaoka koen Park is located in 5.5km north from Kafuka ferry terminal and have camping ground and baseball ground. The camping ground is surrounded by Sakhalin fir foreste and there are walking trails in the forest. From April when snow melting starts, you can watch migratory birds such as White Wagtail, Red-flanked Bluetail, Thrushs, Yellow-throated Bunting, Rustic Bunting, Brambling and Eurasian siskin, and if you are lucky, Eurasian Hoopoe. In May, summer birds such as Japanese bush Warbler, Gray’s grasshopper Warbler, Japanese Robin and White’s Thrush arrive. In September, the number of summer bird species gets less and less. October is the best season for birding in autumn. Eurasian Wren, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Black Woodpecker, Coal Tit, Japanese Tit and Marsh Tit can be observed year-round.

You can watch seabirds on coastal area from sandy beach and fishing port. If you go to 1km west, there is Rebun Road passing through the forest. Here you may find the birds you can not see the park so that Rebun Road is another choice that you look for bird in wilder rage area. In the forest, you should take care of lacquer Toxicodendron orientale which you may react to.

Birds in Kafukai Midorigaoka Koen Park

Species Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct.
Oriental turtle Dove
Oriental Cuckoo
Eurasian Hoopoe
Black Woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Eurasian Skylark
Barn swallow
Yellow Wagtail
White Wagtail
Oliver-backed Pipit
Water Pipit
Bull-headed shrike
Eurasian Wren
Japanese Robin
Red-flanked Bluetail
White's Thrush
Pale Thrush
Dusky Thrush
Japanese Bush Warbler
Gray's grasshopper Warbler
Long-tailed Tit
Marsh Tit
Coal Tit
Japanese Tit
Eurasian Nuthutch
Rustic Bunting
Yellow-throated bunting
Black-faced Bunting
Oriental greenfinch
Eurasian siskin
Long-tailed Rosefinch
Eurasian Bullfinch
Eurasian Jay

Access to Kafukai Midorigaoka Koen Park

10 minutes by car from Kafuka Ferry terminal