Mt. Daisen, Tottori Prefecture

Mt. Daisen in Tottori Prefecture towers over the Sea of Japan. It stands at 1,729 meters, and its mountainside has a wide-reaching Japanese beech tree forest. In late October, the trees turn beautiful colors and produce berries and seeds. All kinds of birds come to feast on this bounty. Bramblings fly down from Siberia and other regions. Varied tits store seeds to prepare for winter. Northern goshawks target these birds. Take a closer look at the fascinating life on Mt. Daisen in the busy autumn season.