Mt Fuji from the Tōkaidō Shinkansen
After this quite considerable effort to reach Osaka on my first afternoon, I was naturally a little disappointed not to find the returning drake Baer's Pochard at his favoured haunt in Suminoe Park. And what a strange place it is, for one of the world's rarest birds - a swimming pool!
Prime habitat for critically endangered birds
Eastern Spot-billed Duck
Motacilla (alba) lugens