Bird Week: protecting young ones with parental love

Bird Week: protecting young ones with parental love

Two waterhens driving back a grey heron that had approached their nest, taken on the morning of May 8 at the “Triangle Pond” in Yone, Tomigusukushi City.

May 10, 2017 Ryukyu Shimpo

Bird Week began on May 10. Many wild birds can be seen resting by the “Triangle Pond” in Yone, Tomigusuku City. On May 8, bystanders witnessed a pair of waterhens drive back a grey heron for approaching their nest. Also on May 8 at Ryutan located in Shurimawashi Town, Naha City, a family of Muscovy ducks were seen taking a stroll and looking comfortable under the warm sun.

(English translation by T&CT and Chelsea Ashimine)

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A family of Muscovy ducks on a stroll under the warm sun, taken on the afternoon of May 8 at Ryutan of Shurimawashi Town, Naha City.

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