📙 Picture book

We will introduce the characteristics and ecology of the discovered creatures with photos.

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イソガニの写真

Asian shore crab

Crabs found while surfing....read more

イトヒキアジの写真

African pompano

Beautiful fins that flutter like threads....read more

イワツバメの写真

Asian House Martin

White hair on legs is cute....read more

オナガの写真

Azure-winged Magpie

Characterized by the voice of "Guy Guy"....read more

オンブバッタの写真

Atractomorpha lata

The female appears to be piggybacking the male....read more

キタテハの写真

Asian comma

orange with black spots...read more

クロスジギンヤンマの写真

Anax nigrofasciatus nigrofasciatus

Silver yanma with black streaks on the chest...read more

ケープペンギンの写真

African penguin

Can dive close to 100m....read more

コカマキリの写真

Asian jumping mantis

A small praying mantis with a dead leaf color....read more

コサメビタキの写真

Asian Brown Flycatcher

Big black eyes....read more

コツメカワウソの写真

Asian small-clawd otter

Inhabits rivers and marshes, and uses more than 12 different calls....read more

ゴマフキエダシャクの写真

Angerona nigrisparsa

Small black spots scattered on wings....read more

サンショウクイの写真

Ashy minivet

The Japanese name comes from the squeaking sound of Hiriri....read more

スベスベマンジュウガニの写真

Atergatis floridus

Interesting name, but poisonous species....read more

スミナガシの写真

Asian constable butterfly

Wing color that looks like ink mixed with blue or green paint....read more

ツマグロヒョウモンの写真

Argyreus hyperbius

It has a leopard print that shines in the grassland....read more

ツユクサの写真

Asiatic dayflower

vivid blue petals....read more

ナミアゲハの写真

Asian Swallowtail

Common swallowtail butterfly....read more

ナンヨウマンタの写真

Alfred manta

Inhale plankton with a large mouth....read more

B

アオジの写真

Black-faced Bunting

Calling small and sharp in the bush....read more

アオバズクの写真

Brown Hawk-Owl

It has round and expressive yellow eyes....read more

アオヤガラの写真

Bluespotted cornetfish

Has an elongated cylindrical mouth and body....read more

アオリイカの写真

Bigfin Reef Squid

has large fins....read more

イソヒヨドリの写真

Blue Rock Thrush

sings with a complex melody....read more

ウミネコの写真

Black-tailed Gull

A typical Japanese seagull with a cat-like cry....read more

オオソリハシシギの写真

Bar-tailed Godwit

long, curved beak...read more

オオルリの写真

Blue-and-White Flycatcher

A kind of blue bird that represents Japan with beautiful twitter....read more

オトヒメエビの写真

Banded coral shrim

red and white shrimp for cleaning....read more

カワガラスの写真

Brown Dipper

Characterized by a sharp tail....read more

クロアシアホウドリの写真

Black-footed Albatross

Dark brown body with white eyes....read more

ゴイサギの写真

Black-crowned Night Heron

Beautiful red iris....read more

タヒバリの写真

Buff-bellied Pipit

Earth-colored wagtail companion...read more

ツバメの写真

Barn Swallow

Comes in spring....read more

トビの写真

Black Kite

Cries in a high-pitched voice....read more

ドチザメの写真

Banded houndshark

A small shark that swims near the ocean floor....read more

ハコフグの写真

Boxfish

boxy silhouette....read more

ハジロカイツブリの写真

Black-necked Grebe

The iris color is cool....read more

ハナイバナの写真

Bothriospermum zeylanicum

small lilac flowers hidden at the edges....read more

ヒメハジロの写真

Bufflehead

The structural color of the head is beautiful....read more

ヒヨドリの写真

Brown-eared Bulbul

Cries "hee yo hee yo"....read more

メグロの写真

Bonin White-eye

Black triangular crest surrounds eyes....read more

モズの写真

Bull-headed Shrike

Searches for prey from trees by wagging its tail....read more

ユリカモメの写真

Black-headed Gull

There is a black spot behind the eye....read more

ヨスジフエダイの写真

Bluestripe snapper

yellow body with 4 pale lines running...read more

ルリタテハの写真

Blue admiral

The lapis lazuli band is beautiful....read more

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アオオサムシの写真

Carabus insulicola

Metallic wings with vertical stripes....read more

アオスジアゲハの写真

Common bluebottle

Vivid bluish-green with beautiful red accents....read more

アカミミガメの写真

Common slider

Alien Species of Interest, also known as "green turtles"...read more

アマサギの写真

Cattle Egret

characterized by brown summer plumage...read more

アミメフエダイの写真

Checkered snapper

Has a mesh-like pattern on its back....read more

イシガケチョウの写真

Cyrestis thyodamas

has streaks like stone cliffs....read more

イソカサゴの写真

Cheekspot scorpionfish

Flashy crimson body color....read more

イソシギの写真

Common Sandpiper

characterized by a high-pitched cry...read more

オオジュリンの写真

Common Reed Bunting

It stops vertically on thin legs....read more

オガサワラトカゲの写真

Cryptoblepharus boutonii nigropunctatus

Has transparent snake-like eyelids....read more

オハグロベラの写真

Cocktail wrasse

The pattern of the male is impressive....read more

カラスアゲハの写真

Crow swallowtail

Swallowtail butterfly with beautiful blue and green wings...read more

カワアイサの写真

Common Merganser

Elongated duck with a flesh-colored beak....read more

カワセミの写真

Common Kingfisher

The structure color blue-green is beautiful....read more

カンムリワシの写真

Crested serpent eagle

It has a crest of white feathers on the back of its head....read more

ガビチョウの写真

Chinese hwamei

Makes a beautiful chirping sound in the forest....read more

キジの写真

Common Pheasant

The national bird of Japan that is familiar to Momotaro....read more

キタキチョウの写真

Common Grass Yellow

Familiar butterfly with yellow wings....read more

クリオネの写真

Clione

Swims with a pair of wing legs in front of the transparent body....read more

コイカルの写真

Chinese Grosbeak

Black head behind the eyes....read more

コガモの写真

Common Teal

Also good at diving smoothly....read more

コジュケイの写真

Chinese bamboo pheasant

gray and orange head....read more

コミスジの写真

Common Glider

Blackish brown with three white lines running....read more

チョウゲンボウの写真

Common Kestrel

small peregrine falcon that lives in farmland...read more

ネコハエトリの写真

Carrhotus xanthogramma

A jumping spider that can be seen in parks and houses....read more

ハグロトンボの写真

Calopteryx atrata

Also known as ``Burning Dragonfly''...read more

ハシビロガモの写真

Commons shoveler

long and big beak...read more

バンの写真

Common Moorhen

swims slowly with feet suitable for walking....read more

ヒガラの写真

Coal tit

Short crest and pointed head....read more

ホオジロガモの写真

Common Goldeneye

Its Japanese name comes from the white markings on its cheeks....read more

ホシハジロの写真

Common pochard

Bright reddish-brown plumage....read more

ムラサキオカヤドカリの写真

Coenobita purpureus

Violet legs tightly closed when alerted....read more

ユズの写真

Citron

The fragrant yellow fruit is a winter tradition....read more

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イズヒメエイの写真

Dasyatis izuensis

Named because it was found in the Izu Peninsula....read more

ジョウビタキの写真

Daurian Redstart

The sound of hitting flints together....read more

スジクワガタの写真

Dorcus striatipennis

Vertical lines running down the back....read more

セスジツユムシの写真

Ducetia japonica

streaks along head and back....read more

ダイミョウセセリの写真

Daimio tethys

Hensericho with a stylish white crest....read more

ハナタツの写真

Dhiho's seahorse

Wrapping its body in seaweed....read more

ハマシギの写真

Duniln

They come to the tidal flats in large numbers....read more

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ウソの写真

Eurasian Bullfinch

The crimson color of the throat....read more

オオバンの写真

Eurasian Coot

White forehead and red iris....read more

カササギの写真

Eurasian Magpie

with bright blue wings...read more

カルガモの写真

Eastern Spot-billed Duck

Swept away by the current of the river and spinning round and round....read more

ゴジュウカラの写真

Eurasian nuthatch

roams tree trunks....read more

スケバハゴロモの写真

Euricania facialis

transparent wings with a black border....read more

ナベカの写真

Elegant blenny

A brown line enters the eye vertically....read more

ノスリの写真

Eastern Buzzard

Named for the way it glides near the ground...read more

ヒドリガモの写真

Eurasian Wigeon

Cries with a whistle-like voice....read more

ヒバリの写真

Eurasian skylark

A spring bird popular all over the world....read more

マダコの写真

East Asian Common octopus

Change body color to mimic....read more

ミソサザイの写真

Eurasian Wren

Sings loudly for its small size....read more

ミヤコドリの写真

Eurasian Oystercatcher

carrot-like orange beak...read more

ヤツガシラの写真

Eurasian Hoopoe

Derived from the fact that the spread crest feathers look like eight heads....read more

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カサゴの写真

False kelpfish

spines on dorsal fin....read more

シオマネキの写真

Fiddler crab

Big scissors like pliers are cool...read more

ヒガシニホントカゲの写真

Far Eastern Skink

Became a different species from Japanese lizard (Plestiodon japonicus)....read more

ボラの写真

Flathead mullet

bounce off the water surface....read more

マゴチの写真

Flathead

The head is flat and flat....read more

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アオアシシギの写真

Greenshank

Feet not so blue as blue....read more

アオウミガメの写真

Green Sea turtle

The most familiar sea turtle....read more

アオサギの写真

Grey Heron

Scientific name means "grey heron"....read more

アカゲラの写真

Great Spotted Woodpecker

Red under belly....read more

オニヤンマの写真

Golden-ringed dragonfly

Yellow stripes and bright green compound eyes. It takes about 5 years to reach adulthood....read more

カワウの写真

Great Cormorant

Features green iris and yellow mouth corners....read more

カンムリカイツブリの写真

Great Crested Grebe

crested grebe...read more

キアシシギの写真

Grey-tailed Tattler

Catch crabs on the shore....read more

キクイタダキの写真

Goldcrest

Chrysanthemum flower-like yellow feathers on the head....read more

キセキレイの写真

Grey Wagtail

A wagtail with a distinctive yellow color that can be recognized at a glance....read more

クロジの写真

Grey Bunting

Lurk in the dark bush....read more

ダイサギの写真

Great Egret

Japan's largest egret...read more

ダイゼンの写真

Grey Plover

Natsuha's belly is black....read more

ヤマユリの写真

gold-banded lily

Opening large petals in the forest....read more

ワカバグモの写真

grass crab spiders

A green spider that lives on leaves and trees....read more

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アジサイの写真

Hydrangea

ornamental flower with developed calyx. "Patient love"....read more

ウスバカゲロウの写真

Hagenomyia micans MacLachlan

The larva is an ant. Beautiful translucent wings....read more

カンモンハタの写真

Honeycomb grouper

A pattern that looks like a polygonal pattern....read more

コノハガニの写真

Huenia heraldica

Camouflages with seaweed on its head....read more

ザトウクジラの写真

Humpback whale

curious "singing whale"...read more

シメの写真

Hawfinch

strong beak, sharp call...read more

ノコギリヨウジの写真

Honshu pipefish

Caudal fin screaming....read more

ヒメアマツバメの写真

House Swift

Fly quickly with long wings....read more

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アオバセセリの写真

Indian Awlking

Hind wings orange color is one point....read more

アカタテハの写真

Indian red admiral

bright orange Nymphalidae...read more

ハラビロカマキリの写真

Indo-Pacific mantis

Can be seen until late autumn. It is characterized by the white stripes on the forewings....read more

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アオゲラの写真

Japanese Green Woodpecker

Endemic to Japan. The bark is like a whistle....read more

アオダイショウの写真

Japanese Rat Snake

Body length is more than 2m....read more

アオバトの写真

Japanese Green Pigeon

fly to drink salt water...read more

アカガシラカラスバトの写真

Japanese Wood Pigeon

It features a bright head called "Akapoppo"....read more

アズマヒキガエルの写真

Japanese Common Toad

A toad found in gardens....read more

イカルの写真

Japanese Grosbeak

yellow with strong beak....read more

イセエビの写真

Japanese spiny lobster

Encased in a tough shell....read more

ウグイスの写真

Japanese Bush Warbler

One of Japan's three songbirds....read more

ウスバシロチョウの写真

Japanese Clouded Apollo

Swallowtail butterfly with transparent wings....read more

カブトムシの写真

Japanese rhinoceros beetle

Throw away with great strength and big horns....read more

カヤクグリの写真

Japanese accentor

Forages by walking through bushes....read more

キマダラセセリの写真

Japanese Dart

dark yellow with brown mottling....read more

クロダイの写真

Japanese black porgy

Also known as "Chinu" in fishing, it is popular....read more

コウノトリの写真

Japanese white stork

A large bird with a long, sharp beak....read more

コゲラの写真

Japanese Pygmy Woodpecker

A small woodpecker that you can meet up close....read more

ゴンズイの写真

Japanese eel catfish

Juveniles produce "gonzui balls"....read more

サワガニの写真

Japanese Freshwater Crab

Japanese endemic species living in mountain streams...read more

サンコウチョウの写真

Japanese Paradise Flycatcher

The long tail feathers of a male are three times as large as the body...read more

シジュウカラの写真

Japanese Tit

Beautiful yellow-green back....read more

シマドジョウの写真

Japanese striped loach

Has oval spots and stays motionless on the riverbed....read more

シリヤケイカの写真

Japanese spine-less cuttlefish

From the spread of discharge that makes your buttocks look like it's burning....read more

セグロセキレイの写真

Japanese Wagtail

The contrast of black and white is strong....read more

タンチョウの写真

Japanese crane

A bird with a bright red crown....read more

ツミの写真

Japanese Sparrowhawk

A small hawk, not a high-pitched one....read more

ニホンイタチの写真

Japanese weasel

stand on two legs and look around....read more

ニホンカナヘビの写真

Japanese grass lizard

The most familiar reptile with a long tail....read more

ニホンカモシカの写真

Japanese serow

forest cow with short horns....read more

ニホンヤモリの写真

Japanese gecko

Change body color according to surrounding color....read more

ニホンリスの写真

Japanese squirrel

Only trees such as acorns are buried in the ground and "stored"....read more

ハネナガイナゴの写真

Japanese grasshopper

a locust whose wings are longer than its legs....read more

ムササビの写真

Japanese giant flying squirrel

Glide like a glider....read more

メジロの写真

Japanese White-eye

Distinctive white eye ring....read more

K

ウツボの写真

Kidako moray

A mouth slit behind the eyes and lined with sharp teeth....read more

シロチドリの写真

Kentish Plover

hides well in sand...read more

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ウラナミシジミの写真

Long tailed blue

It has compound eyes and antennae-like patterns....read more

エナガの写真

Long-tailed Tit

A popular wild bird with a cute face...read more

オナガアゲハの写真

Long Tail Spangle

It is characterized by thin black wings and a red patch on the hind wings....read more

カイツブリの写真

Little Grebe

Parenting in calm waters....read more

カツオゾウムシの写真

Lixus impressiventris

The color and shape look like katsuobushi....read more

コアジサシの写真

Little Tern

The sudden descent from hovering is splendid....read more

コサギの写真

Little Egret

A heron with a fashionable summer crest....read more

コジャノメの写真

Lillacine Bushbrown

Eyeballs line the edge of the back....read more

コチドリの写真

Little Ringed Plover

Distinctive yellow eye ring....read more

テングチョウの写真

Libythea celtis

The tip of the face protrudes like a long-nosed goblin....read more

ハスの写真

Lotus

pure heart. The root is lotus root....read more

ヒバリシギの写真

Long-toed Stint

Sandpiper as small as a skylark....read more

ベニマシコの写真

Long-tailed Rosefinch

The red color of the male shines in the river bed...read more

ホトトギスの写真

Lesser Cuckoo

A familiar cry from "Nakananara"....read more

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アサヒナカワトンボの写真

Mnais pruinosa

metallic green....read more

オシドリの写真

Mandarin duck

Male breeding plumage is colorful....read more

カモメの写真

Mew Gull

Characterized by a high-pitched cry, American English name mew is the sound of a cat....read more

キュウセンの写真

Multicolorfin rainbowfish

Reddish brown dotted line between the black lines....read more

コハンミョウの写真

Myriochile specularis

The forewing has a casual crest....read more

コブハクチョウの写真

Mute Swan

There is a hump at the base of the beak....read more

ツノダシの写真

Moorish idol

long white dorsal fin....read more

ニホントビナナフシの写真

Micadina phluctainoides

with degenerate wings...read more

ホオジロの写真

Meadow Bunting

look up, puff out your chest and sing...read more

マガモの写真

Mallard

The male's head is bright green....read more

ミズクラゲの写真

Moon Jelly

Jellyfish commonly found on beaches...read more

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イワアナコケギンポの写真

Neoclinus lacunicola

white horizontal stripes running...read more

オオナミザトウムシの写真

Nelima genufusca

Has wire-like legs and is nicknamed "Uncle Long Legs" in the United States....read more

オナガガモの写真

Northern Pintail

The long tail of the male is characteristic....read more

キビタキの写真

Narcissus Flycatcher

When it gets warmer, it comes to the bright forest....read more

サツマノミダマシの写真

Neoscona scylloides

Abdomen bright green....read more

ソラスズメダイの写真

Neon damselfish

A beautiful blue like neon....read more

タゲリの写真

Northern Lapwing

Glossy green back...read more

ツグミの写真

Natumann's Thrush

Walks or stops on the ground....read more

ヒオドシチョウの写真

Nymphalis xanthomelas

dark color reminiscent of the crimson cords of weapons...read more

ミスジチョウの写真

Neptis philyra

Three white lines running....read more

ムラサキシジミの写真

Narathura japonica

The blue-purple gradation is beautiful....read more

O

オオシオカラトンボの写真

Orthetrum triangulare melania

looks more light blue than white dragonfly...read more

オオヨシキリの写真

Oriental reed warbler

A sharp voice called "Gyogyoshi" is heard from Yoshihara....read more

カワラヒワの写真

Oriental Greenfinch

Perched on a branch like a bell....read more

キジバトの写真

Oriental Turtle Dove

Crying "de de po po"...read more

ナンヨウツバメウオの写真

Orbicular batfish

Juveniles camouflage on dead leaves....read more

ヒラメの写真

Olive flounder

Both eyes on the left side of the body....read more

ビンズイの写真

Olive-backed Pipit

Vertical stripes on belly....read more

ホタテウミヘビの写真

Ophichthus zophistius

Only the face is exposed during the daytime....read more

ミスジチョウチョウウオの写真

Oval butterflyfish

3 black streaks run down the body....read more

ヨウラクランの写真

Oberonia japonica

The drooping inflorescence looks like a string....read more

P

イソスジエビの写真

Palaemon pacificus

Glass-like body....read more

オオスカシバの写真

Pellucid hawk moth

has transparent wings without scales....read more

クロサギの写真

Pacific Reef Heron

solitary wild heron...read more

シロテンハナムグリの写真

Protaetia orientalis submarumorea

Copper color with fine white spots....read more

シロハラの写真

Pale Thrush

Lurking in winter bushes....read more

タテハモドキの写真

Peacock Pansy

has eyes like a peacock....read more

チャイロキヌタの写真

Palmadusta artuffeli

running brown band....read more

デーニッツハエトリの写真

Plexippoides doenitzi

The species name comes from the German Dönitz who collected it....read more

ハヤブサの写真

Peregrine Falcon

Swoop to catch prey....read more

ムラサキサギの写真

Purple Heron

Bluish purple color....read more

ヤマトシジミの写真

Pale grass blue

butterflies that can be seen even in the city...read more

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アカエイの写真

Red stingray

It has poisonous spines on its tail....read more

ウミアイサの写真

Red-breasted merganse

Comes to coastal coves in winter....read more

ウルメイワシの写真

round herring

big-eyed sardines....read more

カシラダカの写真

Rustic Bunting

Characterized by bristling feathers on the top of the head....read more

キョウジョシギの写真

Ruddy Turnstone

The mottled pattern was likened to a Kyoto woman wearing a kimono....read more

サラサエビの写真

Rhynchocinetes uritai

A translucent body with a geometric pattern of red streaks....read more

タゴガエルの写真

Rana tagoi

A brown frog that lives in the forest....read more

ニシオジロビタキの写真

Red-breasted Flycatcher

Slightly buff color on chest....read more

ルリビタキの写真

Red-flanked Bluetail

One of the three representative species of blue birds in Japan...read more

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アシハラガニの写真

Shore crab

lead-colored tough-looking carapace...read more

イシガキフグの写真

Spotfin burrfish

Porcupinefish with short spines....read more

イシダイの写真

Striped beakfish

Running black stripes....read more

イチモンジセセリの写真

Straight Swift

Hind wings lined with silver stripes....read more

イワガニの写真

Striped shore crab

Runs around the rocky beach and eats sea lice, small fish and seaweed....read more

オオセグロカモメの写真

Slaty-backed gull

Black back and flight feathers....read more

オオミズナギドリの写真

Streaked Shearwater

eat anchovies on the surface of the sea....read more

ギンイチモンジセセリの写真

Silver-lined Skipper

A silver streak runs along the underside of the wing....read more

ゴマチョウチョウウオの写真

Speckled butterflyfish

There are fine sesame-like spots on the body....read more

シュレーゲルアオガエルの写真

Schlegel's green tree frog

bright green....read more

トラツグミの写真

Scaly Thrush

Cries with an eerie voice....read more

ノコギリクワガタの写真

Sawtooth stag

A stag beetle with a curved jaw....read more

ハナニラの写真

Spring star

Long narrow leaves resembling Chinese chives and white flowers....read more

ヒツジの写真

Sheep

It has a wide peripheral vision and runs away when it senses danger....read more

ベニシジミの写真

Small Copper

Bright orange with black spots....read more

マユタテアカネの写真

Sympetrum eroticum

There are black spots like eyebrows on the face....read more

ミコアイサの写真

Smew

The male's white plumage is beautiful....read more

ミヤマアカネの写真

Sympetrum pedemontanum elatum

Even the wing veins turn red...read more

ミユビシギの写真

Sanderling

Missing back finger near "heel"....read more

メガネスズメダイの写真

Speckled damselfish

beautiful juvenile orange and blue fish...read more

ヤマブキハゼの写真

Spotted prawn-goby

Has bright yellow spots....read more

T

オオゴマダラの写真

Tree nymph butterfly

Japan's largest tropical butterfly...read more

キンクロハジロの写真

Tufted duck

Monotone duck....read more

クサフグの写真

Takifugu alboplumbeus

Puffer fish has poison in its internal organs and skin....read more

ゴマハギの写真

Twotone tang

blackish from face to tail (juvenile fish)...read more

シマウミスズメの写真

Thornback cowfish

Blue spots spread all over the body....read more

ソリハシシギの写真

Terek Sandpiper

The beak is upturned....read more

トゲチョウチョウウオの写真

Threadfin butterflyfish

A diagonal black parallel line runs....read more

ハマクマノミの写真

Tomato clownfish

Clownfish with one line....read more

ハンミョウの写真

Tiger Beetle

A beetle with a beautiful metallic luster....read more

フタスジタマガシラの写真

Two-lined monocle bream

Two lines running above the eye....read more

V

ヤマガラの写真

Varied Tit

orange belly and blue-gray wings....read more

W

イチモンジチョウの写真

White Admiral

A white strip that runs in a V shape....read more

オオカマキリの写真

Wolf mantis

Catch prey with sickles on front legs....read more

オジロワシの写真

White-tailed eagle

Eagle with white tail feathers....read more

クイナの写真

Water Rail

A vigilant "walking bird"....read more

タカブシギの写真

Wood Sandpiper

Beautiful mottled pattern on wings....read more

ニリンソウの写真

wind flower

white flowers blooming in pairs....read more

ハクセキレイの写真

White Wagtail

A familiar bird that raises and lowers its tail....read more

ミサゴの写真

Western Osprey

Strong legs to catch fish....read more

ムクドリの写真

White-cheeked Starling

Has a thin orange beak....read more

Y

オキゴンベの写真

Yellow hawkfish

The tip of the dorsal fin spine is open....read more

ツメナガセキレイの写真

Yellow wagtail

Distinctive yellow eyebrows....read more

ヒメウラナミジャノメの写真

Ypthima argus

Has a snake-like pattern....read more

フエヤッコダイの写真

Yellow longnose butterflyfish

Yellow body with long long snout...read more

ミヤマホオジロの写真

Yellow-throated bunting

Bright yellow throat...read more

Z

キリンミノの写真

Zebra turkeyfish

Beautiful fan-shaped pectoral fins....read more

セッカの写真

Zitting Cisticola

spread legs for balance....read more