Lots of Japanese White-eyes just ouside Hakodate yesterday. As you can see the cherry blossoms are in full bloom.
Spring in Japan means cherry blossoms and for many birders spring in Japan means taking photos of cherry blossoms with Japanese White-eyes.
It was very windy today and there wasn’t much about. At least we are able to get out and about.
Various common species also visted the pool: Eurasian Nutatch, Eastern Great, Coal, Marsh and Varied Tits and Japanese White-eyes. The latter species seem popular with some of the local photographers.
A Japanese White-eye in some rather late cherry blossom this afternoon. Usually I take these kind of shots at the end Of April. All the cherry blossoms have gone in town: this was outside town in some mysteriously late flowers……….