Coastal line of Rebun Island

Coastal line of Rebun Island

In Coastal line of Rebun Island, you can watch Harlequin Ducks in year-round. Seabirds such as Japanese Cormorant and Slaty-backed Gull nest mainly on the sea cliff at the west side of the island, and there is large colonies in some areas. In winter, you can watch Pelagic Cormorant, Glaucous Gull, Glaucous-winged Gull easily, and rarely Common Murre, Thick-billed Murre and Spectacled Guillemot. Sandy beach in Funadomari Harbour is a observation point for shorebirds. Here Red-necked Stint, Little ringed plover, Wood Sandpiper, Greenshank and Tereck Sandpiper in spring -autumn. In spring and autumn coastal grassland, Common Redpoll, Lapland Longspur and Snow Bunting are sometimes observed, and Eurasian Hoopoe and Yellow Wagtail are rarely observed. When you are birding, you should avoid disturbing local people and their transportation and intruding into drying ground for Konbu seagrass covered by small rocks.

In the forest, you should take care of lacquer Toxicodendron orientale which you may react to.

Birds in Coastal line of Rebun Island

Species Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
Red-necked Grebe
Japanese Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant
Grey Heron
Eurasian Spot-billed Duck
Eurasian Teal
Eurasian Wigeon
Northern Pintail
Harlequin Duck
Common Goldeneye
Red-breasted Merganser
Black Kite
White-tailed Eagle
Stealler's Sea-eagle
Little ringed plover
Red-necked Stint
Wood Sandpiper
Gray-tailed tattler
Common sandpiper
Tereck Sandpiper
Herring Gull
Slaty-backed Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Glaucous Gull
Mew Gull
Black-tailed Gull
Black-legged Kittiwake
Comon Murre
Thick-billed Murre
Spectacled Guillemot
Eurasian Hoopoe
Yellow Wagtail
Grey Wagtail
White Wagtail
Water Pipit
Dusky Thrush
Lapland Longspur
Snow Bunting
Common Redpoll
Oriental greenfinch

Access to Coastal line of Rebun Island