Izunuma marsh area of Miyagi prefecture. The relatively mild weather is favored by migratory birds who spend the winter in this wetland. The area is designated as a natural monument for birdlife and its habitat, as well as a Ramsar Site.
Long shot of the Izunuma Marsh at dawn. Large amount of birdlife on the marsh. Fast-motion shot of white-fronted geese as they land on the water. Flock of geese fly above the marsh.
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