Fukuko port

Wakkanai port

In large Wakkanai port, you can watch waterfowls and seabirds easily at Hukuko Port in front of Fukuko-ichiba Market and at the oppositside of Fukuko. The sales point here are several tens of Long-tailed Ducks, staying from December to March. Additionally, you can watch Black Scoter, Harlequin Duck, Red-breasted Merganser and Greater Scaup. Pelagic Cormorant flocks sometimes hug to the quay in a line. As Laridae, you can watch Slaty-baked Gull and Glaucous Gull mixed flocks, and you may find a Glaucous-winged gull in the flocks. If you are lucky, you have a chance to see Common Murre and Spectacled Guillemot in the port.

Birds in Fukuko port

Species Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
Greater Scaup
Harlequin duck
Black scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Common Goldeneye
Red-breasted Merganser
Pelagic Cormorant
Black-backed Gull
Common gull
Slaty-backed Gull
Glaucous Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull

Access to Fukuko port

7minutes by foot from Wakkana Station