I organized cruise in Tomakomai last Sunday.
The weather was not so good, strong wind postponed the cruise on Saturday and swayed on Sunday.
But they doesn't bleed in Japan. Are they no-bleeding pairs?
this and this entries last year.
We hoped tens thousands of Phalaropes, but only hundreds of them stayed around this area. And Red Phalarope was absent. I think timing of migration delayed compared to annual.
Tomakomai, Hokkaido. 15th/May/2011.