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Steller's Sea Eagle
The Steller's sea eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus, Japanese オオワシ (Ōwashi)) is a large bird of prey in the family Accipitridae. It is an eagle that lives in coastal northeastern Asia and mainly preys on f...
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Northern Pintail
The pintail or northern pintail (Anas acuta) is a duck with wide geographic distribution that breeds in the northern areas of Europe, Asia and North America. It is migratory and winters south of its b...
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Oriental Turtle Dove
The Oriental turtle dove or rufous turtle dove (Streptopelia orientalis) is a member of the bird family Columbidae, doves and pigeons.
Both the names Oriental turtle dove and rufous turtle dove ha...
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Black Woodpecker
The black woodpecker (Dryocopus martius) is a large woodpecker that lives in mature forest across the northern palearctic. It is the sole representative of its genus in that region. Its range is expan...
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Onagadori
Onagadori (Japanese : 尾長鶏, meaning "Long-tailed Chicken") is a breed of chicken originating Kōchi Prefecture of Japan. The Japanese government designates the breed in Kōchi as a Special Natural M...
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Asian Brown Flycatcher
The Asian brown flycatcher (Muscicapa latirostris) is a small passerine bird in the flycatcher family Muscicapidae. This is an insectivorous species which breeds in Japan, eastern Siberia and the Hima...
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Barred Buttonquail
The barred buttonquail or common bustard-quail (Turnix suscitator) is a buttonquail, one of a small family of birds which resemble, but are unrelated to, the true quails. This species is resident from...
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Merlin (bird)
The merlin (Falco columbarius) is a small species of falcon from the Northern Hemisphere. A bird of prey once known colloquially as a pigeon hawk in North America, the merlin breeds in the northern Ho...
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Nankeen Night Heron
The nankeen night heron (Nycticorax caledonicus) also commonly referred to as the rufous night heron, and in Melanesia as Melabaob, is a medium-sized heron. It is found in Indonesia, the Philippines, ...
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Oriental Stork
The Oriental stork (Ciconia boyciana) is a large, white bird with black wing feathers. It is closely related to and resembles the European white stork, of which it was formerly often treated as a subs...
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Crested Honey Buzzard
The crested honey buzzard (Pernis ptilorhyncus) is a bird of prey in the family Accipitridae which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as kites, eagles and harriers. This species is also kn...
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Saunders's Gull
Saunders's gull or the Chinese black-headed gull (Chroicocephalus saundersi) is a species of gull in the Laridae family.It is found in China, Hong Kong, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Macau, Russia,...
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Japanese Robin
The Japanese robin (Erithacus akahige, formerly Luscinia akahige) or komadori is a songbird. Recent research suggests that the East Asian robins belong in a new genus uniting them with some East Asian...
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Tiger Shrike
The tiger shrike or thick-billed shrike (Lanius tigrinus) is a small passerine bird which belongs to the genus Lanius in the shrike family, Laniidae. It is found in wooded habitats across eastern Asia...
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Common Crane
The common crane (Grus grus), also known as the Eurasian crane, is a bird of the family Gruidae, the cranes. A medium-sized species, it is the only crane commonly found in Europe besides the demoisell...
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Copper Pheasant
The copper pheasant (Syrmaticus soemmerringii), also known as Soemmerring's pheasant, is endemic to Japan. The scientific name commemorates the German scientist Samuel Thomas von Sömmerring.
It is...
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Striated Heron
The striated heron (Butorides striata) also known as mangrove heron, little heron or green-backed heron, is a small heron. Striated Herons are mostly non-migratory and noted for some interesting behav...
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Great Spotted Woodpecker
The great spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) is a bird species of the woodpecker family (Picidae). It is distributed throughout Europe and northern Asia, and usually resident year-round except in ...
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Rustic Bunting
The rustic bunting (Emberiza rustica) is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae, a group now separated by most modern authors from the finches, Fringillidae.It breeds across northern Europ...
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Amami Thrush
The Amami thrush, (Zoothera dauma major), is a member of the thrush family Turdidae. It is endemic to the islands of Amami Ōshima and Kakeroma island in the northern Nansei Islands of Japan.This large...
Tundra Swan
The tundra swan (Cygnus columbianus) is a small Holarctic swan. The two taxa within it are usually regarded as conspecific, but are also sometimes split into two species, Cygnus bewickii (Bewick's swa...
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Swinhoe's Snipe
Swinhoe's snipe, Gallinago megala, also known as forest snipe or Chinese snipe, is a medium-sized (length 27–29 cm, wingspan 38–44 cm, weight 120 gm), long-billed, migratory wader.The common...
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Rook (bird)
The rook (Corvus frugilegus) is a member of the Corvidae family in the passerine order of birds. Named by Carl Linnaeus in 1758, the species name frugilegus is Latin for "food-gathering".
This spe...
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Intermediate Egret
The intermediate egret, median egret, smaller egret, or yellow-billed egret (Mesophoyx intermedia) is a medium-sized heron. Some taxonomists put the species in the genus Egretta or Ardea. It is a re...
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Oriental Greenfinch
The grey-capped greenfinch or Oriental greenfinch (Chloris sinica) is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae. If the genus Carduelis is split up, this species would go into Chloris wi...
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List of birds of Japan
619 bird species have been recorded in Japan. These include 13 endemics, 7 breeding endemics, 54 globally threatened species and 12 introduced species. Because of the large number of bird species in J...
Okinawa Woodpecker
The Okinawa woodpecker (Dendrocopos noguchii), (ノグチゲラ, Noguchigera) is a woodpecker endemic to the island of Okinawa in Japan. It was previously placed in the monotypic genus Sapheopipo.Other ...
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