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I Shot the Stork…

Hi blog. This is one of those “JUST WHAT THE **** WERE YOU THINKING?!” moments. A hunter, culling herons (?) , managed to kill the only female stork currently nesting outside the Toyooka stork breeding program.  At 30 metres range and … Continue reading

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Some good news for Storks

Hi blog. Some good news for an endangered species, the oriental white stork (Ciconia boyciana).  Known in Japan as konotori (鸛 or 鵠の鳥) and formerly as kui, it became extinct in the wild here before I was born! Some quick … Continue reading

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