Bugs, Birds, Butterflies and Bits n’ Bobs

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

There be Dragons!

  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.

There be Dragons!

  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