Yonago Waterbird Sanctuary 米子水鳥公園
A wetland bird refuge with views of Mt. Daisen
Yonago Waterbird Sanctuary is a great place to visit for those who have a strong interest in ornithology, as well as those who appreciate nature and wildlife.
How to Get There
Yonago Waterbird Sanctuary is accessible by car.
The park is a 20-minute drive from Yonago Kitaro Airport and a 15-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. Over 200 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 observation hall has indoor and outdoor viewing areas with a number of telescopes and binoculars on hand for visitors to use freely.
* The information on this page may be subject to change due to COVID-19.