Personalized and Full-tailored Tokachi Bird-Watching Tour with a Local Guide

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A trip to find wild birds at Urahoro Town; a place abundant of migrating wild birds

An ecosystem nurtured by the downstream area of Tokachi River. Since the mountain, the river, and the sea are all near and compact, it will not take a long time to see the different kinds of wild birds that habituate each area. “I want to take my time watching plenty of wild birds.”; we are ready to provide service fit for requests like this.

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You can also see quintessential birds of the eastern region such as the Japanese crane, Steller's sea eagle and white-tailed eagle.

In the season when the Hokkaido salmon lays its eggs, wild predatory birds such as the Steller’s sea eagle and white-tailed eagle swarm to prey on these eggs. You have the opportunity to watch this swift and powerful sight.On the bank of a stream is a large tree where more or less than 20 birds are perched and it is a majestic sight to see.

To play, press and hold the enter key. To stop, release the enter key.

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A knowledgeable local guide can accurately guide you to observation points.

Every season we are fascinated by these birds. Local guides who have been observing wild birds for a long time at this area will be happy to guide you to the point where they are located.

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​春・秋

​天然記念物と絶滅危惧種を

一度に見たい方へ

​十勝のバードウォッチングで一番におすすめしたい季節は、天然記念物(タンチョウ、マガン、オオヒシクイ、オジロワシ、オオワシ)と絶滅危惧種である(ハクガン、シジュウカラガン)が一度に見れる春(3月下旬)と秋(11月上旬)です。ハクガンとシジュウカラガンが一度に見れる贅沢な体験をぜひ。

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​夏

たくさんの夏鳥を

観察したいなら北海道!

5月上旬になると本州から繁殖のために、オオルリやノゴマ、ベニマシコなどが十勝へと渡ってきます。本州では高山で観察できる鳥が、十勝では人の暮らしの近くで生息しています。賑やかに響き渡るさえずりをたよりに、夏羽の鮮やかな鳥たちを探す散策にご案内します。

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​冬

猛禽類好きの方へ

​冬ならではの楽しみ方を

​極東ロシアか北海道でしか見れないオオワシ。欧州のバードウォッチャーから絶大な人気を誇る鳥類の覇者の姿を見たい方は十勝の冬がおすすめです。オオワシ、オジロワシなど、猛禽類好きな方にぴったりのガイドツアーをご提供いたします。

We prepared a table summarizing the observation times of quintessential summer birds that can be observed in the downstream part of the Tokachi River.

Please download and use.

Participation Fee
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​Meeting place: Urahoro Station

​What to bring: Observation gadgets/device, Cameras, Comfortable clothing/Active Wear

Mode of Payment

◯Payment is accepted through bank transfer or directly paying cash on the day.

Notice

◯Please make your reservation 10 days in advance.

◯Please contact us for participants of more than 4 people.

◯All tours are private tours where the local guide will take you around by car.

◯If you are carrying equipment for bird watching, please wear activity-appropriate clothing.

◯The meeting place is at Urahoro Station. For request for transportation from Obihiro Airport, please contact us.

Cancellation/Change

◯For cancellation fee, we will charge 100% on the day, 50% for three to two days in advance; any time before that we will not charge you for cancellation fee. Cancellation fee will not be incurred in case of cancellation of guided tour due to inclement weather.

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Access

◯ About 1 hour by car from Obihiro Airport / 1 hour by car from Kushiro Airport

◯ The limited express between Obihiro Station and Kushiro Station stops at Urahoro station. You can commute using JR line.

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