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In Photos: Japan's adorable 'shimaenaga' long-tailed tits soar in popularity

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A section featuring crafts by local artists in the motif of shimaenaga, a subspecies of the long-tailed tit, is seen at the michi-no-eki (roadside rest station) Lake Utonai in Tomakomai, Hokkaido, on Jan. 13, 2022. The number of creative products has been increasing at the roadside shop. (Mainichi/Taichi Kaizuka)

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