Daisetsuzan National Park

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Birds in the Daisetsuzan Mountain Range

Approximately 150 species of birds have been recorded at the Daisetsuzan Mountain Range. Among these are ginzammashiko (pine grosbeak), which was confirmed to have first bred in Japan in the Daisetsuzan Mountain Range, and kumagera (black woodpecker), which is an endangered species. The Daisetsuzan Mountain Range comprises a variety of environments, including grasslands, wetlands and lakes in the alpine zone, forests in the foothills, as well as mountain streams and the like, providing suitable habitats for many species of birds.