No.137 Japanese Night Heron Gorsachius goisagi L=49cm Rank : 5
Sommer Visitor

Rare summer visitor in Asakawa River basin. Endemic breeder in Japan (breeding recorded in ROK), and the species is classified as IB according to the Red List of Ministry of Environment (2006 Dec. Rev.)@The bird is a summer visitor in Japan except for  Southwestern Islands, and nocturnal. Observation records of the bird center around April and May in Asakawa River basin.

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