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Cs-134/137 measured from 92 of 92 swallow nests in Fukushima / Highest density was 90,000 Bq/kg

On 5/22/2015, Yamashina Institute for Ornithology reported that they detected Cesium-134/137 from 92 of 92 swallow nests in Fukushima. Overall, Cs-134/137 was measured from 150 of 182 swallow nests collected in


Wild bird society of Japan, “Unusual number of swallows have uneven tail feathers in 60km area from Fukushima plant”

    In Kakuda city Miyagi, where is 60km in North West from Fukushima plant, Wild bird society of Japan found unusual number of swallows with uneven tail feathers. The


40% of people feel “Swallow decreased” all around in Japan

According to Japan wild bird association, 39% of the citizens all around in Japan think swallows decreased in these 10 years. The association conducted the survey on their website etc,


[Chernobyl] Albino mutation ratio of swallow jumped up to 15% in Ukraine too

Fukushima Diary has been reporting albino creatures. “Chernobyl:Consequences of the Catastrophe for People and the Environment” mentioned mutation related to Chernobyl. (by Alexey V.YABLOKOV, Vassily B. NESTERENKO, Alexey V. NESTERENKO, albino


White swallow found in Tokyo too

White animals are found in several locations in Japan. White wild boar found in Saga prefecture, “1 in 100,000 boars” White swallow found in Nagasaki   Another white swallow was


White swallow found in Nagasaki

On 8/30/2012, a white swallow was found in Tsushima city Nagasaki. It’s presumed to be a mutation, an expert comments, “White swallow is hard to survive in nature because it


Albino swallow found in Gunma, 227 km from Fukushima

Birds are on the higher hierarchy in a food chan than insects. You can presume that they are facing the risk of radiation more than insects or plants. Brown-White swallows


Silent Spring comes to Fukushima

Following up this article..32 swallows found dead at the water purification plant in Nagano Japan Wild Bird Association tweeted like these below,   先月、放射性物質のツバメへの影響を調べるため飯舘村に行きました。空間線量は平均して4~5µSv/h、地上は高いところで8µSv/hありました。水田は放棄地となり、全村民が避難していてツバメは数個体しか確認できませんでした。 環境 (続く) tl.gd/i0sm0a — 日本野鳥の会ツバメさん (@wbsj_tsubame)


32 swallows found dead at the water purification plant in Nagano

Related to this article..1.4 million Bq/kg from the nest of swallow TV Asahi reported 33 swallows were found dead at the water purification plant in Iida city Nagano on 6/24/2012.