Onuma Lake

In April-May and September-October, Swans and Ducks such as Tundra Swan, Eurasian Wegion, Tufted Duck, Northern Pintail and Eurasian Teal, and Laridae such as Herring Gull, Black-headed Gull and Mew Gull stop over on Onuma Lake on the way to the migration. From Spring to Summer, Great White Egret and Grey Heron are often standing at the lakeside, and you can watch Eurasian Skylark, Long-tailed Rosefinch and Siberian Rubythroat. White-tailed Eagle and Eurasian Marsh Harrier may pass through the sky. Onuma Birdhouse is open from the end of March to November, and you can watch the Waterfowls by using telescope from the inside.

Birds in Onuma Lake

Species Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov.
Greater white-fronted goose
Tundra swan
Whooper swan
Eurasian Wegion
Eurasian Wegion
Commons shoveler
Northern Pintail
Anas crecca
Common pochard
Tufted duck
Greater Scaup
Common Goldeneye
Great Cormorant
Grey heron
Great Egret
Black-headed Gull
Black-backed Gull
Common gull
Herring Gull
Slaty-backed Gull
White-tailed eagle
Steller's sea eagle
Eastern marsh harrier
Eurasian Skylark
Japanese Bush Warbler
Black-browed reed Warbler
Siberian rubythroat
Siberian Stonechat
Yellow Wagtail
White Wagtail
Oriental Greenfinch
Long-tailed Rosefinch

Access to Onuma Lake

20minutes by car from Wakkana Station
Wakkainai Sightseeing Association