Lavender cuttings Potatoes Lourie fledgling Growing Lettuce Eristalis Tenax on Alysum Hadeda Ibis flying home
Female Orange-Winged Dropwing. Front garden – 23/11/19 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
Thread -Waisted Wasp. Potatoes and Squash Female Trithemis furva, Navy Dropwing. Fresh Chillis – Picked this morning. Unidentified Beetle/Bug on Alyssum. On a clear day – Across the Valley. Hillbrow Tower Venus, Neptune and Saturn (top right corner). (Cellphone shot courtesy of Ems.) Ark.
Kirby’s Dropwing. 12/11/19 Ark
Red Veined Darter. Female. 28/10/19 Ark.
Kirby’s Dropwing First of the season! 14/4/19 Ark
Male Orange Veined Dropwing. Ark 6/1/2019
‘Cooling Off’ Young Male Orange-Winged Dropwing this morning. Ark.
Orange-winged Dropwing (Trithemis kirbyi) Photographed yesterday afternoon. I sharpened the image a little with the specific intent of trying to create the effect of stained glass. For Sally , who dabbles in glass! Ark.
Trithemis kirbyi, – Kirby’s Dropwing – (also known as the orange-winged dropwing, or scarlet rock glider), stops for a breather on an Iris leaf 22/11/18 Ark
Wings up! Wings down! Ark