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
Oxytate virens – elongated green crab spider A rare encounter indeed! Another deadly harmless crab spider! 🙂 This little one was among some of the fresh lemon tree leaves I retrieved for the Swallowtail caterpillars this morning. Ark.
Jumping Spider Long Horned Beetle Virgil Kirby’s Dropwing. Fire Tailed Resin Bee Extremely harmless Scorpion Spider (Platyoides walteri) – even to Scottie and Nan. Garden Commodore. These butterflies have a Summer(wet) and a Winter (dry) form. First one I have seen this season. Tiny Lappet Moth caterpillar. Rescued from one of the cats, it is … More Bugs, Birds, Butterflies and Bits n’ Bobs
Tiny Crab Spider on California Poppy. 12/11/19. Ark
(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
The rule of thirds is a standard photographers use to frame their images. You divide the frame into a grid of three across and three down, and then don’t put your subject in the middle square. Thanks to Nancy over at …. Nancy Merrill Photography 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.