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Well, hello, good looking! Photographed this afternoon. 10th Jan. 15: 42 Ark.
Pantala. First time this whole season I have been able to get close enough to use the Canon. Haven’t seen any Dropwings, yet, though. Was going fine until one of the cats decided this was too good an opportunity to miss, and leapt. But miss he did! 10th Jan. 2018 Ark
After The Rain. Hillbrow Tower 18:22. 9th January 2018 Ark.
Well, new for me at any rate, and certainly a first sighting at our spot. 9th January ’18 Red Lacewing (Dysochrysa furcata). The Red lacewings (Dysochrysa) belong to the green lacewing family Chrysopidae. They are medium-sized Afrotropical lacewings with large eyes, and have brightly coloured bodies like the related genus Oviedus. Wiki. Ark.
Once upon a time the gospel of Matthew was considered the first of the four. I never questioned this. But then, although brought up a cultural Christian I never read the bible. I knew all the main tales of course, as who didn’t? Adam and Eve, Noah and his Ark ( not me), Moses, Joshua, … More The Gospels: Once upon a time.
Red Eyed Dove Nod to Wiki. The red-eyed dove (Streptopelia semitorquata) is a pigeon which is a widespread resident breeding bird in Africa south of the Sahara. It is a common, if not abundant, species in most habitats other than desert. This species builds a stick nest in a tree and lays two white eggs. Its flight is quick, with the regular … More Celebrating the Year of the Bird: 1. Red Eyed Dove
Pink Flower Crab Spider on Cabbage Flower. 8th January ’18. Ark
Another White Crab Spider. 3/1/18 And again … Once more … And yet another. Ark.
The other day I posted a photo of the egg sacs of a Brown Button spider, and although I knew where Mum was hiding, a photograph was impossible. Today, however, as shy as she is, she made a brief appearance to check on the egg sacs and I managed a couple of shots before she … More Incy Wincy. A mother’s love?
Look what I saw on a jersey hanging on the line this afternoon. Sorry the shots aren’t too sharp, the sun was shining directly into the lens, and I daren’t risk moving the jersey. Anyway, this was something one is not likely to see on a regular basis so it was quite a special encounter. … More Two Bee or not Two Bee …..
Crab Spider among the Alyssum. 3rd January 2018 Ark.
Pink Flower Crab Spider on Agapanthus. 4/1/18 Ark.
1000 points up for grabs if anyone can identify these. If you have to Google then you lose 500 points. Honesty is presumed. 🙂 Ark
Citrus Swallowtail on Agapanthus. Ark A fortunate shot taken with the Sony Cybershot at full zoom from halfway across the garden!