Yellow-bellied Tit | Periparus venustulus



This small tit is supposedly endemic to China, however it has been recorded at least four time in Japan.

This one has taken up winter residence at Kasuga Park, Fukuoka, and has attracted birders from all over the country. It is very small and also very agile and active – it never sits still!

I was fortunate to come away with some acceptable images, as it only showed for a while before moving into thick woods and disappearing.

Other birds in the park were , , Common Magpie, and Japanese White-eye, but I missed the flock of Japanese Waxwing that were observed the week before…

John Wright

John Wright

John Wright is an Australian wildlife photographer and bird guide based in Kyushu, Japan. John became seriously engaged in nature photography while living in Japan and then Thailand. He returned to Japan in 2008 and has since concentrated on wildlife photography, especially birds. John visits Southeast Asia and Australia regularly, but usually travels within the Japanese archipelago, where he also guides visiting birders and wildlife photography enthusiasts.

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John Wright

John Wright

John Wright is an Australian wildlife photographer and bird guide based in Kyushu, Japan. John became seriously engaged in nature photography while living in Japan and then Thailand. He returned to Japan in 2008 and has since concentrated on wildlife photography, especially birds. John visits Southeast Asia and Australia regularly, but usually travels within the Japanese archipelago, where he also guides visiting birders and wildlife photography enthusiasts.

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