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Large Gulls of Japan

Black-tailed Gull and Slaty-backed Gull, two East Asian gull species, frequently breed in Japan. They are joined by significant numbers of several other large species, including Glaucous Gull, Glaucous-winged Gull, Vega Gull, and Common Gull, during the spring and autumn migratory seasons as well as in the winter. Any river mouth or fishing harbor in …

Japanese Dog Breeds – Sakhalin Husky

Japan is renowned for having the best sushi in the world, amazing anime, and cunning ninjas. In the year 2022, there was a “pet boom” in the nation of Japan. Rearing dogs has, at least in the view of the Japanese, evolved into a practical and feasible substitute for raising children. In Japan, the number …

Birds on the Move – Waxwings

The waxwings exemplify the close link that exists between birds and berries. Each winter, large numbers of two species, the Bohemian Waxwing and the Japanese Waxwing, migrate to Japan. Waxwings are rovers, staying in one spot just as long as their preferred foods, berries from specific trees, are plentiful, and then moving on to a …

The Black-eared Kite, Japan’s ubiquitous Scavenger

A spread-winged kite tips its head and looks down from a cloudless sky, silent as a spiderling’s gossamer thread adrift on the breeze. The kite twists its tail in a slow, leisurely motion as it looks down. As it examines the ground under it, time is on its side. The delicate movement begins from the …

Cultivation In Japan

Around 70% of Japan is mountainous, and nearly half of the remaining 30% has been developed for industrial or urbanized, leaving only a limited area ideal for agriculture. Apples, citrus fruits, pineapples, potatoes, and sugarcane, as well as tea, rushes, sugar beet, and silkworms, are among the Japanese crops. In terms of area, rice is …

Lake Biwa Canal In Kyoto, Japan

The Lake Biwa Canal is a historic Japanese waterway that connects Lake Biwa with Kyoto. The canal, which was built during the Meiji Period, was originally intended to transmit lake water for drinking, irrigation, and industrial reasons, but it also served to move waterborne freight and passenger traffic. Water from the canal powered Japan’s first …

Circular Tank Diversion Works In Minowa, Japan

Despite the fact that many farmers enthusiastically supported the establishment of new fields in a terrace that spans along the Tenryu River’s right bank, the land’s failure to retain moisture resulted in numerous disagreements over waler rights. This led the installation of many circular tank diversion works in 1939, which evenly distribute the water. Around …

Koiwai Farm In Shizukuishi,Japan

Koiwai is a private farm that spans 3000-hectares (7400-acres) at the foot of Mt. Iwate. Koiwai is well-known for its dairy products and as a popular tourist area, attracting approximately 750,000 tourists each year. You may milk a cow, ride a horse or part of the rebuilt horse tramway, attend a sheep-and-dog show, and much …