Female Amethyst Sunbird Benji on the front wall. Our resident Garden Orb Weaver. Hasn’t moved since she established her web among the lavender. Milkweed Locust. Mané – ”Did you see that?” Painted Lady Mr & Mrs. Flycatcher Ark
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
(In the shed) Brown Button Spider comes out of hiding. Benji outside the shed. Moon and Friend Orb Weaver makes her web under a Strelizia Sunday 3/11/19 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
According to NASA Cyclone Kenneth has just been upgraded to a category 4 hurricane and will hit landfall (Eastern Africa) later today (25th). We’ve just had a heavy downpour with hail battering everything for around ten minutes. And to think that it was bright and sunny when I went for my morning constitutional. Oh well … More Rainy Day, Dream Away …
Found this little one while moving a few bricks. Yes, I was a bit surprised! The Butterfly finally emerged from the Chrysalis. I missed the actual event as I was out for my morning jog. But when I got back this was what greeted me. Isn’t she beautiful? Benji has no patience and decides … More Photo Review for the past few weeks.
Okay, call me mad – you certainly won’t be the first, I can assure you, and probably not the last, but I believe that, irrespective of the species, limb damage needs a certain amount of physiotherapy. To this end, I take Mrs Bert out of her abode a couple of times a day and … More It’s Spider time!