NATURE SEARCH JAPAN   Woodpecker - WildBird and Environment - in Oze Birding in Japan            



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Woodpecker ( Great Spotted Woodpecker ) < Dendrocopos major>
distribution: In Japan it is distributed from Hokkaido to main island, but among Seinan Japan it is little, to be many almost
it is the resident bird north Chubu district. Feature: As for total length approximately 23cm. The hypogastrium the rear end
to be red with the male the vertex to be black just the occiput is red distantly. The female the occiput is black. You distinguish
by the fact that the Big Great spotted woodpecker size and over are red, is not the facula of the opposite eight letters to the back.
Mode of life: With the lonely bird, there is many a thing which is independent,but you happen to see with the occasionally male female 2 feather.
he winter enters into the mixed group of the colors often.It disperses with the territory where about the diameter 200m is wide
" Hiking Guide "

Oze -- Centoral Japan-on the Honshu -- it is mostly located in the center and belongs to Nikko National Park.
The beauty and the giant skunk cabbage of a plateau are famous for Japan.
In addition, HITSUJIGUSA, IWAKAGAMI, HAKUSANCHIDORI of an alpine plant which are looked at by the high moor are vegetable treasuries. There are also many birds and animals simultaneously.
The course which was rich in variety from a lighthearted hike to full-scale mountain climbing can be chosen.

Ozegahara It is the No.1 high moor of Japan made by the eruption activities of the Mt.Hiutigatake .A marshland is greatly divided into four by the river which flows out of a surrounding mountain. All are national park special conservation areas.
Too much natural beauty of Oze serves as a symbol of nature and an ecology movement. [ of Japan ] Oze is the history of ecology of Japan itself.
It is dotted with a high-moor pond here and there. Since in the inside of a course it is covered with Kimichi, there is also no vertical interval and the bench is put on every place, the Nature of Oze can be enjoyed without suffering troubles safely.
The scenery of representing Oze develops a view from the nose of a mountain.
Or probably, a plan for those who have confidence in physical strength to climb a Mt.Hiutigatake, and go down to Ozegahara will also be good.

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