Egrets and Crows at Sunset

Egrets and crows at sunset in Yasugawa. The video was shot with an Olympus OM-D E-M5 camera and an old Zuiko OM System 300mm lens. Audio levels have been reduced. Sounds include a lot of traffic noise from Yasugawa Ohashi on Japan Route 8 and some puffs of wind.

Egrets can be seen along the river and in nearby rice paddies all day. Crows roost in nearby trees along the north bank of the river. Early each morning they fly east toward Kusatsu, and they return in the late afternoon before it becomes dark.

Published by Greg Peterson

Professor Emeritus, Kyoto Notre Dame University (1977-2020). Since 1980 I have lived in Shiga Prefecture, Japan, where I enjoy outdoor activities, especially photography, hiking, and cycling.

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