Yonago Waterbirds Sanctuary 米子水鳥公園
A wetland bird refuge with views of Mt. Daisen
Yonago Waterfowl Park is a great place to visit for those who have a strong interest in ornithology, as well as those who appreciate nature and wildlife in general.
How to Get There
Yonago Waterfowl Park is accessible by car.
The park is a 12-minute drive from Yonago Kitaro Airport and a 20-minute drive from JR Yonago Station.
Several species of birds
The waterfowl sanctuary was registered as a Ramsar site in 2005. A Ramsar Site is a wetland considered of international importance under the UNESCO Ramsar Convention. As many as 130 varieties of birds are known visitors to the sanctuary including illustrious greater white-fronted geese, white-tailed eagles, eastern marsh harriers and several species of heron and duck. Approximately 1,000 tundra swans live in the area from mid-October until March.
The visitor center has indoor and outdoor viewing areas with a number of telescopes and binoculars on hand for visitors to use freely.