Apr. 16, 2017 Tokyo — Hachijo-jima
We on boarded the Tachibana-Maru (Tokai Kisen Co.).
The outward journey:Apr. 15-16
We departed Tokyo (Takeshiba Terminal) at 22:30 pm and arrived at Hachijo-jima at 8:50 am (Next day).
The homeward journey:Apr. 16
We departed Hachijo-jima at 9:40 am and arrived at Tokyo (Takeshiba Terminal) at 19:40 pm.
Weather : fine
Temperature : around 19 ℃
Wind speed : around 4-5 m/s
Between Octorber and June is breeding season of Short-tailed Albatross.
In this season, the number of adults increases.
As expected, we were happy that we were able to observe some adults of Short-tailed Albatross 🙂
We was also happy to unexpected encounter with Caspian Tern at Hachijo-jima !
- Black-footed Albatross
- Laysan Albatross
- Short-tailed Albatross
- Streaked Shearwater
- Short-tailed Shearwater
- Flesh-footed Shearwater
- Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
- Pacific Swift
- Black-tailed Gull
- Caspian Tern
- Japanese Murrelet