Microseason #14 of 72: 鴻雁北 “Wild geese fly north” [91/365]

The fifth 節気 “sekki” division of the traditional Japanese calendar is:

pure and clear, clear and bright (solar term)

The second “kō” microseason within this division is:

(こうがん かえる)
“kōgan kaeru”
Wild geese fly north

That makes 鴻雁北 the fourteenth microseason of the year!

It typically lasts 10~14 April.

[ホク], (きた)
“hoku”, “kita”

Click here to learn about this subseries

Image credit: All About Birds.

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