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Japanese Crane Reserve, Kushiro

(3.6/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Get a close-up view of the magnificent birds that symbolize longevity in Japan at Japanese Crane Reserve, a sanctuary for endangered red-neck white cranes. Instrumental in increasing the number of these birds, the Kushiro National Park zoo built a fenced section providing a shelter and nursery for around a dozen free-ranging adult cranes roosting in large pens. Specially designed wire-free holes provide good opportunities to take photos as you look in at the cranes. You can take a bus from Kushiro airport or a train from Kushiro station to visit the reserve independently. However, on a guided tour, you'll increase your chance of seeing flocks flying and frolicking in their natural habitat. Keep your eyes peeled and you might just get to witness the cranes' attractive mating dance. Work out when and for how long to visit Japanese Crane Reserve and other Kushiro attractions using our handy Kushiro itinerary maker.
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  • It takes money to get inside. Would people bother paying to see red-crowned flying in some place, I guess? Zoo admission and does not change, so I went to the Zoo. If you just go to the toilet can be used free of charge.
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  • 由於我是跟本地tour, 所以只得20分鐘留在公園,因為落雪,一片白雪雪的地,都幾靚。但可怕看不到鶴, 就要上車了。所以睇不睇到,要講運氣。記得要在此站去廁所,因為有排都無洗手間。  more »
  • Red-crowned crane is a migratory bird, but this park is always with. You can see in which each number along nature by tugay in the chain-link fenced large, wide and high living. Ceiling wire so be surprised sometimes spread their wings, would fly to somewhere. However, flying to 帰館 after a while and come back. This breeding method is first is not what it seems. Unfortunately and stopped at quite a few flocks of crows is a wire mesh, are aimed at feeding the cranes.
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