Tree Climbing by a Long Horn Beetle
In a preliminary observation for nature watching gathering, what Mr. F, a master of insect gathering, found was the long horn beetles, Batocera lineolata, in...
posted on Sept. 13, 2010
Insects in My Yard (Moth & Weevil)
I tested new micro flash I had just bought. I found if you get good balance with natural light, the picture shows very good expression. The weevil in the bottom...
posted on Sept. 12, 2010
Backswimmer, Notonecta triguttata , is curious insect. It swims on his back with poking out the tip of the rear (Probably it intakes air through this tip). The...
posted on Aug. 15, 2010
Chocolate Vine and Shredded Umbrella
Copyrighted by K. Nakata Translated by yumisakurai Palmate Shredded Umbrella; Syneilesis palmata Blooms of Chocolate Vine; Akebi Akebia quinata
posted on Aug. 14, 2010
Grey-headed Lapwing in Twilight
Early evening after having fun time all day, I went the circuit of paddy fields at the end. I never had a chance to take photograph of birds in milk vetch field...
posted on July 29, 2010
A long time ago, a senior friend had showed me a photo of Monotropastrum humile . I miss imaged that it could grow in deep mountain or deep valley unnoticed by...
posted on July 25, 2010
Season when Moutains are Smiling
It's nice to say “Mountains are smiling.” When I am surrounded by such scenery, I feel delightful, too. (As for bottom three,) There are under the title of...
posted on July 13, 2010
Skylark Takes off
(At a park in the morning) The next bird I found at the grass was a skaylark. Alauda arvensis . It airily took off. The hind claw is so long. (D300s...
posted on July 03, 2010
What's your name?
(D300s Nikkor600mmF4D, April 18, 2010) Copyrighted by K. Nakata Translated by yumisakurai Rallus aquaticus
posted on June 13, 2010
Declaring Territory (Pheasant)
“Keng, Kehhn!”, brattling. The season has come when pheasants' calls to declare territory sound from paddy fields here and there. A few couples have already...
posted on June 11, 2010
A Fish it Caught was Tiny (Large Egret)
At a dam lake, a large egret, Ardea alba, began fishing. It poked with the bill into the water over and over, but all missed. A fish the egret finally got was...
posted on June 06, 2010
Birds Coming to Sakura Cherry
Copyrighted by K. Nakata Translated by yumisakurai Pigmy woodpecker Dendrocopos kizuki White-eye Zosterops japonicus Brown-eared Bulbul Ixos amaurotis sset...
posted on May 31, 2010
Seven spotted Lady Beetle in Yard
In the yard, insects have crawled out from somewhere. A seven spotted lady beetle, Coccihella septempunctata , was going to climb along an oxalis just sprouted....
posted on May 30, 2010
Flowers of Persian speedwell, Veronica persica Poiret , may be in the end stage now. I feel like that there are strangely taller flowers, more and more. (D300s...
posted on May 25, 2010
Skylark Warbling A skylark, Alauda arvensis , that had warbled high up in the sky lighted on a paddy. I estimated through binocualr where the uncolorful figure...
posted on May 24, 2010
Something of a Forest
There are lots of ever-green broad leaf trees in a neighbor park. If you enter the trees, you would feel it is forest. If the trees keeps growing, what it...
posted on May 16, 2010
Long-tailed Tit on Rosegold Pussy Willow
Rosegold pussy willow on a riverbed had bloomed. It might gather insects, so long-tailed tits, Aegithalos caudatus, come to the trees. (D300s...
posted on May 05, 2010
Meadow Bunting Chattering
The meadow bunting, Emberiza cioides , is still alive and well. Under the spring weather, it was about to sing. (D300s Nikkor600mmF4D+TC14E, trimmed; March 13,...
posted on May 04, 2010
Water Rail at a Pool
Water rail, Rallus aquaticus , that must be there but I was not able to meet for a long time. That day, I finally found it at my most favorite reservior pool....
posted on May 01, 2010