Glen, as usual, was the best. This is our third trip with him and would not hesitate to do many more.
On our Japan – Southern Islands birding extension we will visit the small island of Amami, home to the striking Lidth’s Jay, Amami Thrush and the scarce Amami Woodcock, before venturing to the island of Okinawa, where a host of exciting endemics can be found – endangered Okinawa Woodpecker, recently discovered Okinawa Rail, stunning Ryukyu Robin and Ryukyu Minivet are just some of the island’s exciting species that we hope to see!
Okinawa Rail, Amami Woodcock, Black-faced Spoonbill, Ryukyu Scops Owl, Japanese Wood Pigeon, Okinawa Woodpecker, Lidth’s Jay, Amami and Brown-headed Thrush, Ryukyu Robin, Ryukyu Minivet
“Itajii” (evergreen oak forests), estuaries, rice paddies, irrigation channels
mild to cold
moderate pace, undemanding walks
beautiful, verdant forests and attractive coastal scenery