Yonago Waterbird Sanctuary-Tundra Swan

The Yonago Waterbird Sanctuary is the largest wintering ground for Tundra Swans in western Japan. They winter here from late October until March . Dawn and dusk are great times to visit, if you want to see the Swans flying. This large wetland area is home to around 10,000 birds of 130 different species. The Yonago Waterbird Sanctuary is one of the best places to see wild birds in Japan. It also has a very scenic view of Mount Daisen,the highest mountain in the Chugoku region.

Various pictures from Yonago Waterbird Sanctuary,
Pictures from http://www.yonago-navi.jp/en/yonago/yumigahama/sightseeing/yonago-mizudori-park/

How to Get There

It is a 20-minute bus ride from Yonago station and then it is a 15-minute walk from the Nokoshi bus stop.

Admission:Adult: 310 yen(Foreign passport price:200 yen) Children:Free

Hours: April-October 9: 00-5: 30
November-March 7: 00-5: 30 (Sat / Sun / Holiday), 8: 30-5: 30 (Weekday)

Closed on Tuesdays,The day after a holiday (excluding Saturdays and Sundays),and December 30-January 4