My field sites are located on tropical islands in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.
Beyond the mangrove forest...

I enjoy walking around a huge tidal marsh at the mouth of Urauchi River on Iriomote Island. I can find many funny fishes, tiny crabs, and so on.

But I always spend such sunny daytime in sleep.

Yongeichthys criniger

Spilornis cheela

Pteropus dasymallus yayeyamae

Calliphara exellens

Let's go on a nignt safari!

A pitviper Trimeresurus elegans ambushes his dinner frogs on the same site every night.

A tree lizard Japalura polugonata ishigakiensis and a swallowtail Pachliopta aristolochiae are sleeping on leaves.

I sometimes meet a "stray" horse.

A coconut crab Birgus latro crimbing a limestone wall.

Trichoblatta nigra or T. pygmaea

A small scorpion Liocheles australasiaeis feeding on a wasp.

Copulation of alian sluggish snails Parmarion martensi.

A right-handed snail Satsuma caliginosa. This snail is one of the my reserch objectives because it is a natural prey of the snakes (Hoso & Hori 2006).

A left-handed snail Satsuma yaeyamensis. I also collect this species.
I find a snail-eating snake Pareas iwasakii!
My snake is an extremely rare species.
I sometimes finish my feild survey at dawn.
Have a good sleep!