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sunbeam holds

a hoverfly still


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1032 pieces of heaven, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. 18 more words



On the positive side … this Sawfly larva has its colour co-ordination working very well, though maybe needs to work on its choreography.

On the negative side … or positive side, depending on whether you’re identifying with the Crab spider (probably… 21 more words


When is a hoverfly not a hoverfly

This Volucella Zonaria pushed it’s nose in front of us during a recent tour. A Hornet mimic it does quite a good job for our largest hoverfly!


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hoverfly on lapsana .. (click to enlarge ..)

Picture by bvdb (whoisbert) august 2016 – @kappl – diasalpe (austria) – Nikon D3300 – x_dsc_5999


Golden Opportunity Missed

Perhaps someone can tell me why it is that my golden rod flowers  shimmering in the sunshine, were covered with bees and butterflies; that is until I returned with my camera? 17 more words


Wildfowl reserve

I feel really spoilt for local places to spend the day with my camera. When we first moved into the area over twenty years ago, we were too busy with work and the zoo to explore the parks. 474 more words