Kabutonuma Lake

Kabutonuma Lake

Kabutonuma Lake is large lake, and has camping grounds surrounded by large trees at the east coast. Kabutonuma is a stopover site for Ducks and Geese. In April-May and September-October, you can watch Greater White-fronted Geese, Bean Geese, Smew, Mandarin Duck and Falcated Duck. In summer, you can watch little Grebe, Red-necked Grebe, Common Moorhen, Common Coot and Common Kingfisher. In May-June, Russet Sparrow and Chestnut-Cheeked Starling inhabit in large tree forest. You can hear Brown-headed thrush, Narcissus Flycatcher, Japanese robin, Siberian blue robin and Eastern crowned willow warbler voices. In open area, you can watch Siberian Rubythroat and Long-tailed Rosefinch. If you walk on a trail from camping ground to southern direction, you can watch Reed Bunting and Black browed Reed Warbler in reed grassland. In winter, you can watch resident birds such as Tits, and Great Spotted Woodpecker and Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker in large tree forest. Long boots or Snowshoes are recommended to walk in the forest full of snow.

Birds in Kabutonuma Lake

Species Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
Bean goose
Greater white-fronted goose
Tundra swan
Whooper swan
Eurasian Wegion
Eurasian Wegion
Anas crecca
Tufted duck
Little grebe
Red-necked grebe
Eastern turtle dove
Great Cormorant
Grey heron
Black coot
Oriental Cuckoo
Common cuckoo
White-tailed eagle
Eastern marsh harrier
Eastern Buzzard
Common Kingfisher
Japanese pygmy woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Eurasian Jay
Marsh Tit
Coal tit
Japanese Tit
Japanese Bush Warbler
Eastern crowned willow warbler
Black-browed reed Warbler
Great White Egret
Chestnut-cheeked Starling
Brown-headed thrush
Dusky thrush
Erithacus akahige
Siberian rubythroat
Siberian blue robin
Siberian Stonechat
Narcissus Flycatcher
Cinnamon Sparrow
Oriental Greenfinch
Long-tailed Rosefinch
Black-faced bunting

Access to Kabutonuma Lake

10 mitutes on foot from Kabutonuma Station
Toyotomi Town