Friday, March 23, 2012

Black-faced spoonbill flies into the sky over Tomigusuku after having treatment

On March 14, a black-faced spoonbill that had been entangled in fishing line recovered from its troubled situation flew into the sky over the Toyosaki mudflats, Tomigusuku. Two staff members of the Nature Conservation Section of the Okinawa Prefectural Government (OPG) released the rare migratory bird from a cardboard box and noted that it flew away and landed on the flood-control basin at Yone a few kilometers far away, where it bathed with eight other spoonbills.

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