http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36fpYOkCloY Egrets just after dawn, several hundred meters upstream from Yasugawa Ohashi on Japan Route 8. Ritto and Moriyama (downstream beyond the shinkansen tracks) are to the left of the bridge and Yasu City is to the right. In the video the Shinkansen (high-speed train) passes from left to right on its way to Tokyo. […]
http://youtu.be/2l_C4uwie3Y Five young swallows were raised in a nest in my garage. Four of them began to fly on July 21, 2013. One remained in the nest that day. The following day, after this video was made, all five young swallows flew and returned to the nest that night.