See Red-crowned crane

Tsurui-Ito Tancho Sanctuary

One of the typical wild animals Hokkaido is red-crowned crane the special natural monument.

There are some places to feed in winter and you can see a lot of cranes surely by going there.

As more than 1000 birds have been confirmed, studies to reduce feeding are being conducted.

In summer, crane are scattered in various parts of the eastern Hokkaido. In summer, crane are scattered in various parts of the eastern Hokkaido. 
I do not know the place where we can surely see the crane.I do not know the place where we can surely see the crane.
In this page, we will introduce cranes in winter.In this page, we will introduce cranes in winter.
See here about the crane in front of POLARIS.

In the morning, the crane fly from the river as roost to the feeding station, and during the daytime they are in the feeding place and returns to the roost in the evening.

When you are in the feeding area in the morning or evening, the possibility that you will be able to see the flying cranes increases.

One of the roost "Otowa-bashi" is also a famous observation spot.

MAPCODE:556 385 226

We can see the flying crane on the way between the feeding place and the roost.
But you must wait so long time to see the flying crane.

Tsurui village homepage indicate observation spots for crane.

We can see the courtship dance in February.

If you are lucky, you can see the baby of crane at Japanese crane reserve.
It is usually from May to July.

MAPCODE: 630 504 391

There is place where we can see cranes sometime in Kushiro wetland.
MAPCODE:900 086 843

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Pension Polaris
52-30-3 Sattomonai-genya Teshikaga-town Kawakami-gun Hokkaido.