No.518 Japanese Thrush Turdus cardis

L=21.5cm

Rank : 3
Sommer Visitor
A summer visitor to Asakawa River basin, migrating from mid-April to late-April every year.  A representative summer visitor with high popularity, along with Blue-and-white Flycatcher and Narcissus Flycatcher, but the number of sightings has been consistently decreasing according to our summer bird survey, decreasing from 73 in 1997 to 24 in 2011.
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