Nomozaki, Nagasaki Prefecture

Nomozaki in Nagasaki Prefecture sits at the tip of a peninsula in the East China Sea. In winter, the cape area and nearby Kabashima Island welcome all kinds of birds. Brown boobies rest their wings on the seaside cliffs. As many as 200 visit in some years. The area is also home to ospreys, birds of prey that feast on fish. The abundant ocean around the peninsula provides nourishment for this life. Birds plunge into the sea to catch fish. Visit Nomozaki in winter and see its fascinating creatures.