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Steller’s Sea Eagle in Japan: Photo by Christoph Moning

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Japan! This island nation in East Asia is known for its unique blend of ancient traditions and modern innovation, as well as its stunning natural beauty. Japan’s varied landscapes, including dense forests, mountainous regions, and extensive coastlines, provide habitats for a diverse array of bird species. In this section, you’ll explore Japan’s birds through our meticulously curated guides. From the iconic Red-crowned Crane in the wetlands of Hokkaido to the charming melodies of the Japanese Bush Warbler echoing through cherry blossom trees, Japan’s birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural charm. Whether you’re birding in the serene gardens of Kyoto or exploring the coastal marshes of Kyushu, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Japanese birds.