More than 50 species of wild birds, such as the endangered peregrine falcon and the osprey, are found on Kujukushima.Kujukushima is home to a large number of wild birds that are said to be sanctuaries of wild birdswhere the islands are dotted, is a resting place and a good feeding place for wild birds.


All year

It's a bird that's white on the belly and head, so it's easy to spot, even if it's parked on a tree.
Sasebo Category: Nearly endangered species
Length: about 58cm

Pacific reef heron

All year

It is characterized by its black body and yellow feet. It looks exactly like a cormorant when viewed from a distance, but it can be distinguished by its length and color.
Sasebo City Category: Endangered Category B
Length: about 62cm

Great egret

June to September

It is a white egret and a white egret that are commonly called egrets and squirrels, and this great egret. As its name suggests, it is a large egret. In Kujukushima, it can be seen in rare cases in winter.
Full length: approx 89cm


October to March

Males have green heads and beaks are yellow, and females are brown throughout. In Kujukushima, they are in an unpopular and quiet area. They move around from dusk to dawn.
Full length: approx 59cm

Indian spot-billed duck

October to March

Yellow duck is the whole body brown and the tip of the black beak is the yellow duck. It is the most common on Kujuku island. You can swim with a few birds in a quiet cove, or observe a rest on an island or a shore. can.
Length: about 60cm

Great cormorant

Late October to early April

The color of the body is black and shiny. It has a favorite rocky place and gradually becomes white with a duff, so it is a mark when searching.
Full length: approx 81cm

European herring gull

November to March

The feet are pink, the beaks are yellow, and the lower beaks have a red dot. They are often found on raft and other gulls along with other seagulls.
Length: about 60cm

Black-tailed gull

November to March

It is often seen on raft and tides, and the cry is" Miao "and it's like a cat, so it's named Sea Cat. Also, non-breeding individuals do not cross the north and can be seen in summer.
Length: about 46cm

Mandarin duck

November to March

The males are decorated with gorgeous feathers, especially the orange ginkgo wings that stand like sailboat sails. The females are dark gray and sober. Nagasaki Prefecture bird
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Sasebo Category: Nearly endangered species
Length: about 45cm

Peregrine falcon

All year

The white patches on the ventral side make it easy to distinguish them from other hawks. They can catch flying birds and fly above 100 km / h.
Sasebo City Category: Endangered IA
Full length: male about 41cm, female about 49cm

White-bellied green pigeon

January to April

A green pigeon with a beautiful green color comes out on the coast and drinks seawater. Normally, birds swallow upward with water in their mouths. You can drink
Length: about 33cm

White-naped crane,Hooded crane

February to March

On Kujukushima, you can see the sky flying from the Izumi district of Kagoshima Prefecture to the Korean Peninsula every February or March. Hundreds to thousands of days are available on clear and windless days. The appearance of the unit is impressive.
Length: about 127cm