Aug 24, 2013

Saturday Snapshot: A Butterfly in Japan

Saturday Snapshot is hosted by Melinda of West Metro Mommy.



A tiny butterfly lands on clover on a sidewalk in Japan. Caught last week on our morning walk to the coffee shop in Aichi, Japan.

Just found out from Cindy Mead, an expert on moths, that the butterfly is a Pale Grass Blue, native to Asia.

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18 comments:

  1. It's beautiful! I love butterflies! Those are zinnias in my photo.

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  2. Sweet picture! I hope you are having a grand visit.

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  3. Beautiful photo. Hope you are having a wonderful time!

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  4. Thanks, I do wish I were still there and walking around having mochi sweets and visiting...We got back on Tuesday...

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  5. That's beautiful. I love butterflies. This week I’ve shifted my Snapshot on to my other blog http://goo.gl/4Z1dgf

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  6. Lovely butterfly, how wonderful to be in Japan.

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  7. So happy for you that you can be in Japan, a place I long to visit some day. Lucky you, lucky butterfly! xo

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    1. Bellezza: with your Japanese Literature Challenges every year, I hope you get to Japan soon! I know you will be delighted!

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  8. Great picture!


    We have such interesting looking Butterflies around here. I should pull out my field guides and try to do some identifying.

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    1. Brian, show us some pictures if you take any. We are hurting for butterflies in these parts.

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  9. This is one picture you should have framed.
    It reminds me of when I was in Japan and our bus came across some beautiful trees in bloom and we all reached for our cameras. They were fake and we all laughed. Pretty though and I still remember them.

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    1. Leona, that's so funny! Wonder if this was in a park. Can't imaging fake trees in bloom - staged!

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    2. Lovely and different - thanks for sharing.

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