Social Distancing. Perched on top of this lavender stem a solitary female flower crab spider awaits some luckless fly or bee to buzz by. Photographed 27/04/2020 Ark. With thanks to Becky for the challenge.
Garden Orb Weaver after first moult – Topside. 25/4/2020 Ark.
Crab Spider. Back Garden, this afternoon. Ark.
Garden Orb Spider. First time I have encountered this species in the garden. What a treat! Underside. Ark.
Tiny hairy field spider photographed this afternoon using a cellphone as my Canon is currently on the blink. Photo credit: Ems. As we are all about to fully batten down the hatches, I’ll dedicate this to my missus and all you hooligans out there. Ark.
Recently rescued rain spider. It took almost a week for the wasp venom to wear off and while there are still signs of paralysis this one seems in better shape than the previous one. He’s taking water, but no food just yet. Good morning! Me and my pal soon after my morning jog. Ems … More International Rescue
Tiny Crab Spider on California Poppy. 12/11/19. Ark
A call to, ”Come and look who’s in the Table Tennis Shed!” had me grabbing my camera and tootling up the garden path. And when I saw this young lady, I was grinning from ear to ear. As you can see, only a baby. So sparse have the Rain Spiders been at our spot this … More Sunday Smile!
Crab Spider. 25 June ’19 So scarce these past two years that seeing this very handsome young lady among a patch of lavender had me smiling from ear to ear. Ark
Female Brown Button with her egg sacs. There were originally three sacs, but this morning I noticed a fourth -the one she is next to. Inspecting, protecting? I saw movement and so that I could get a closer look, I gently blew on her and she quickly scurried back to her nest in the corner. … More Incy Wincy: And then there were four …
The proud Mum … And here’s the kids! Aw … cute! Ark.
Mrs Bert takes a stroll. The ”white line” is a strand of web. Ark.