We decided to pop in the Ecology Park this morning again before the weather gets bad (heavy rain and gales are expected later on). The park was a bit quieter than the other day, possibly because the birds sensed the storm was on its way and decided to stay low?
Anyway, we managed to see some birds.
They are easily spotted as they often make an unmistakable 'gheeeee' call.
******WARNING if you don't like snakes don't go further!（ヘビ嫌いは見ないで～)******
When we got to the park, a man told us that a snake, Japanese Rat Snake (Aodaisho-アオダイショウ), was basking on a branch of a tree near Aoba-ga-Ike Lake. He also told us that all the snakes in the park have come out from hibernation, including the venomous Pit Vipers (Mamushiマムシ)...