Migrant Hovefly 17/1/2017
”Love is.” Speckled rock skink (Trachylepis punctatissima) Canon EOS 400D Macro Setting. Taken a while back , but still one of my favorite shots. I think it’s the Lizard’s grin that makes this shot.You can imagine what ever dialogue you fancy! https://musinwithsusan.com/2017/01/11/macro-moments-challenge-week-26/
I have mentioned before that we have a number of species of bee that visit regularly at our spot. Here are a few shots – some brand new, some a little older.
VSTOL Bee … Watchful Spider Checking put the lay of the land. Spider too small. No worries. Bee too big … We’ll sit this one out. 15/1/17
Pink Flower Crab Spider. 14/1/17 For Arch. This was his favorite spider, and this tiny one is the first of the season I found this morning.
This is not something you are likely to see every day. At first glance there might not seem to be anything too out of the ordinary. Yes, they are marvelous creatures, and this young lady is looking particularly radiant this afternoon. But you have seen several Preying Mantis at The Ark’s spot, right? However, this … More Leading you up the garden path: Ark has a ”Skinful”.
Without going back to my photo files to check I’m pretty sure I have recorded around six different species of bee at The Ark’s spot, which is a good feeling when one is always hearing of their plight. I might say it gives me a real buzz! The little chap in the photo above … More Leading you up the garden path: Beeing there.
Grass Blue. Thyreus. Old World, or Cuckoo Bee. Another young Crab Spider Striped Cucumber Beetle … I think. All 12/1/17
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This was the road as we were leaving our place yesterday morning. We are now living in a snowy world, but thank goodness someone cleared the road surface. If you look ahead in the photo you can see the outline of the spire on our cathedral. Not…
Garden wise, this is one of my favorite times of the year, not least because the summer months see the return of the cosmos in various parts of the garden, and especially the small path that runs between the back lawn and the cottage. And with the cosmos comes … the Crab Spiders! While I … More Return of the Cosmos.
10/1/17 Rayed Blue
Woofing at the neighbours ….