Saturday, June 2, 2012

Wildlife Photo: Coconut Crab on Tsuken Jima Okinawa, Japan


An unusual find, during daylight hours, this Coconut Crab was spotted by RyukyuRu of


Location: Tsukan Jima Okinawa, Japan

Date and Time: May 24, 2012  11:55AM

Pentax K5 with Pentax 18-250 at 78mm Manfrotto Tripod and shutter cable release.

Normally, you won't see the Coconut Crab (Birgus latro) out and about during daylight hours.

This photo was taken with available light.

Previous photos I've taken of this critter required the use of flash.

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