Our happy group of bird conservationist

Group relaxing at the lodge before a 5.00am departure for Mt Hiuchi and a very exciting time overnighting on  mountain, returning to the lodge for lunch on Monday.

In search of the endangered Ptarmigan

We have a group of bird conservationist staying with us and they will climb Mount Hiuchi in search of the elusive and endangered ptarmigan , a plump gamebird, slightly larger than a grey partridge. In summer, it’s a mixture of grey, brown and black above with white bellies and wings. In winter, it becomes totally white […]