Wildlife Photography: Japan Wildlife Photographs


JAPAN 

Japan does not come immediately to mind as a country to visit to photograph wildlife: huge overpopulated, sprawling cities, vast industrial complexes and every piece of available land under the plough for rice production. But these impressions are misleading for large areas of Japan are unspoiled and there are some very special opportunities for the wildlife photographer
This gallery shows just a few of the images I took on a recent trip to Japan in February: Japanese Cranes and Steller's and White-tailed Sea-eagles in Hokkaido and the unique Japanese Snow Monkeys at Jigokudani Hot Springs in the Japanese Alps

Photos: 1-4 | 5-8 | 9-9

Japanese Cranes displaying

japanese crane, michael gore

Pair of Japanese Cranes displaying on frozen lake

Photo ID: 226

Japanese Crane in flight, Hokkaido

japanese crane, michael gore

Japanese Crane in flight over frozen lake in Hokkaido

Photo ID: 227

Steller's Eagles on ice-floe, Okhotsk Sea

steller's sea-eagles, michael gore, birds, japan

Steller's Sea-eagles on ice

Photo ID: 228

Steller's Sea-eagle in flight

steller's sea-eagle, japanes birds, michael gore

Steller's Sea-eagle in flight over Okhotsk Sea

Photo ID: 229

Photos: 1-4 | 5-8 | 9-9

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19 September 2017
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