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Tropical Fritillary Argynnis hyperbius

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ryukyumike

Date

May 22, 2018 11:17 AM JST

Description

During the month of May

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Green Grass Lizard Takydromus smaragdinus

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ryukyumike

Date

September 2, 2016 01:30 PM JST

Description

Green Grass Lizard

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ryukyumike

Date

September 10, 2008 11:36 AM JST

Description

A Fruit Bat - Pteropus dasymallus

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Ryukyu Robin Larvivora komadori

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ryukyumike

Date

April 24, 2015 12:50 PM JST

Description

Bird known as Akahige in Okinawa, Japan. An endangered species.

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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ryukyumike

Date

April 24, 2015 12:12 PM JST

Description

White caterpillar will become an orange and black-colored moth

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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ryukyumike

Date

April 24, 2015 12:11 PM JST

Description

White caterpillar will become an orange and black-colored moth

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Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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ryukyumike

Date

April 24, 2015 11:51 AM JST

Description

White caterpillar will become an orange and black-colored moth

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Green Sea Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

ryukyumike

Date

January 4, 2017 12:20 PM JST

Place

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Description

Marine wildlife spotted in northern Okinawa. More information at: www.ryukyulife.com/2017/01/endangered-species-chelonia-my...

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Peacock Pansy Junonia almana

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ryukyumike

Date

September 9, 2015 03:18 PM JST

Description

IMGP8462WG Taken at Latitude/Longitude:26.459057/127.936727. 0.91 km North-East Namisato Okinawa Japan More at www.ryukyulife.com/2015/09/butterfly-images-peacock-pansy...

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Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

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ryukyumike

Date

May 14, 2015

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Pacific Reef-Heron Egretta sacra

Observer

ryukyumike

Date

the past

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Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis

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ryukyumike

Date

the past

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Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis

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ryukyumike

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the past

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Japanese White-Eye Zosterops japonicus

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ryukyumike

Date

the past

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

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ryukyumike

Date

the past

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Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida

Observer

ryukyumike

Date

the past

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Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis

Observer

ryukyumike

Date

April 14, 2015 09:40 AM JST

Description

Cisitcola juncidis IMGP3456W
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Ryukyu Yellow Pond Turtle Mauremys mutica ssp. kami

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ryukyumike

Date

May 2, 2015 04:11 PM JST

Description

Asian Yellow Pond Turtle (Mauremys mutica) spotted in Kin Town Okinawa rice field. IMGP9944W More at: www.ryukyulife.com/2015/05/looks-like-another-endangered-...

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Observer

ryukyumike

Date

June 4, 2015 05:28 PM JST

Description

An extremely shy bird, I have been trying to get closer to for photography. IMGP1414WG Taken at Latitude/Longitude:26.442335/127.935272. 1.44 km South-East Namisato Okinawa Japan More at: www.ryukyulife.com/2015/06/closer-to-night-heron-another-...

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Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis

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ryukyumike

Date

May 23, 2015 02:41 PM JST

Description

Also known as a River Kingfisher, Common Kingfisher or, scientifically -- Alcedo atthis. Animated GIF'f of this bird may be seen at www.ryukyulife.com/2015/05/eurasian-kingfisher-called-kaw... Taken at Latitude/Longitude:26.442355/127.935295. 1.44 km South-East Namisato Okinawa Japan (Map link)

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Oval Saint Andrew's Cross Spider Argiope aemula

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ryukyumike

Date

March 25, 2014

Description

Unknown spider photographed under natural light with black background.

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Common Bottlenose Dolphin Tursiops truncatus

Observer

ryukyumike

Date

September 11, 2013

Description

This Bottlenose is part of the Dolphin Program in the Motobu Wellness Village, Okinawa, Japan.

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Observer

ryukyumike

Date

August 28, 2013

Description

A fast moving dragonfly that likes wetlands, this would be called a Rhyothemis variegata imperatrix by the scientific community,

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Okinawa Rail Gallirallus okinawae

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ryukyumike

Date

July 31, 2011

Description

The Okinawa Rail (Gallirallus okinawae) is an endangered species found only in the northern areas of Okinawa, Japan.

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Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus

Observer

ryukyumike

Date

December 25, 2012

Description

Spotted in flooded fields/farmland on the outskirts of Kin Town.

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Observer

ryukyumike

Date

June 7, 2013

Description

New information: Now have a correct ID, gained from a library book in Okinawa, This is a Mycalesis madjicosa or, Ryukyu Hime Janome, found only in the Ryukyu Island Chain. Originally, thought to be a Scarce Heath Butterfly (Coenonympha hero) this was spotted at the Yanbaru Wildlife Conservation Center and along the road leading up the mountain. The dirt trail was lined with forest and fields on one side, a freshwater stream on the other.

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Okinawa Tree Lizard Diploderma polygonatum

Observer

ryukyumike

Date

June 6, 2013

Description

The Okinawa Tree Lizard is only found on a few islands in the Ryukyu Island Chain. The scientific name is Japalura polygonata polygonata. This one was spotted in a wooded area near a freshwater stream.

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Tropical Fritillary Argynnis hyperbius

Observer

ryukyumike

Date

June 19, 2013

Description

The Asia Comma (Polygonia c-aureum) was found flying in a garden behind my office in Okinawa, Japan. They are fast movers and don't stay still for very long.

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Shioya-Abu Promachus yesonicus

Observer

ryukyumike

Date

June 6, 2013

Description

Found on a dirt road between forest and freshwater stream near Yanbaru Wildlife Conservation Center.

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Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minor

Observer

ryukyumike

Date

December 21, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Black-faced Spoonbills are an endangered species visiting Okinawa, Japan during winter months.

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