Observing area of the Ptarmigan

Where can you observe the Wild birds of the Japan Alps?

The Japanese Ptarmigan are birds representing the Japan alpine mountains.
They live in Pinus Pumilla belts.
There are better opportunities to encounter them.
It is possible to observe them closely because they rarely fly.

Habitat of the Ptarmigan

Areas where you can see the Ptarmigan


Access to Oritate

Mt. Ontake-san

Access to Iimori plateau


Access to Kitazawa pass

※There is no guarantee that fauna can be observed