JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Lake Hyoko (Lake Hyo), a man-made lake where thousands of swans and ducks migrate to during the winter months.
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Also see my YouTube video here.
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Duck feeding
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Duck species in the lake and the number of birds so far.
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In Oct. 2008, Lake Hyoko was added to the list of wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.
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Thousands of ducks
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Whooping swans mix with the ducks.
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Swan
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They all face the same direction. Group oriented.
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Quack, quack. Actually the ducks were pretty quiet.
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Tourist info booth sells duck feed
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Map of lake area
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Pedestrain overpass with swan motif.
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Swans along Lake Toya, Sobetsu, Hokkaido
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Swan nesting. Photos continue here as I head to northern Lake Toya...
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The lake shore behind the Toya Mizunoeki also has swans.
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Nakajima islands and swan, Lake Toya, Hokkaido
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Lake Toya and swan, Hokkaido
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Lake Toya and swans, Hokkaido
     
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