Sunny afternoons are for naps. Ark
Green: Daily Post Photo Challenge Thomisidae Oxytate sp ( crab spider) how’s your eyesight! Ark.
Of course I have Green Fingers … well, this one at any rate. Daily Post: Green. Ark
Can you see her? Ark Macromoments34
As chicken or beef are to the average airline passenger prawns or snails are to the average Johannesburg gardener. And when I say prawns and snails … well a snail is a snail but over here a prawn is one of these … The notorious Parktown Prawn. A species of King Cricket that generally … More ”Chicken or Beef?” Well … not quite.
As the original post is getting rather crammed and some of you may be struggling with placing comments and the age it may be taking to upload …. we’ll have a clean start. Sort of. Here is a very nice inspiring picture of Jesus of Nowhere Nazareth for you … ”No,no! Put it away! What the Gehenna … More Continued: Oh,for gods’ sake. Religion does no harm. Oh really. Part Deux.
As mentioned to blog pal Pete Hillman A slide show featuring as many colour variations of the Flower Crab Spider I could find among my files, including three other crab spider species. Ark
Coreidai – Twig Wilter. Regarded as a pest in numbers and can apparently destroy a tree. I saw only one so I decided to let him be. Large Chafer Beetle on Rose. The markings on the back always remind of the Ink Blot Test you see psychiatrists use in movies. Not a great shot … More Leading you up the garden path. Sorry to bug you.
Flower Crab Spider with Migrant Hoverfly. 22/3/17 Ark.
The last opportunity I had to photograph Catherine was almost ten months ago. And the time flies so quickly. Her mum popped over for some coffee and to nick some of our plants, so we all wandered out to the garden and Catherine too, with the dogs and the neighbour’s cat, Ginger trailing along in … More Catherine … growing up.
As Crab Spiders are masters of camouflage, and also have the ability to alter their skin pigment to blend in with their current surroundings this Young Lady, who has been on or around these lilies for the past three days, seems more than happy to flaunt, if not exactly strut, her stuff. And here she is … More Incy Wincy …
A glimpse of the River Douro and the historic area of Porto from the Dom Luis I bridge 1986. Thanks as always to Paula for providing the challenge –Traces of the Past Ark.
This is a small pink flower from a flowering pink shrub … and that’s all I know. Ark