Monthly Archives: August 2005

Butterflies in Kurate

Visited a small nature reserve on the way to work this morning. It’s called Tsurugidake Nature Park and is located near Kurate. It was quite cloudy but there were plenty of butterflies. Here are five species I managed to photograph: … Continue reading

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Rainbow Beetle

Visited a small nature reserve on the way to work this morning. It’s called Tsurugidake Nature Park and is located near Kurate. At the top of the hill there were a couple of rotten trees that were covered in fungi. … Continue reading

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Night heron

Walking through Fukuoka City, I looked down from the bridge over the Naka River and saw this night heron. It was standing on the concrete at the edge of the river, just below a busy food stall (yatai) in the … Continue reading

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