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This leaf is mine!

Male of the Pied Paddy Skimmer I shared earlier, distinctly different from the female.


Asian Groundling

Photographed in Sri Lanka one morning on the way to the paddy (rice) fields where me and my cousins like to hangout. You’ll see more of it in future photos but here’s a post I previously made there : … 56 more words



Between 17th and 19th of July we camped in the hilly country several kilometers south of the town of Kuvandyk.

Polyommatus damocles blue:

Villa hottentotta… 74 more words


Ural river valley

Between the 15th and 17th of July we stayed near village of Novoorlovka in the valley of Ural river. The camp was on the border of steppe and a flood-plain forest consisting mainly of Black Poplar. 228 more words


Voinova Gora

Went to Voinova Gora on the border of Moscow and Vladimir regions on the 6th of July. The locality is a bold mosaic of dry sandy pine forest, a mesophilous grassland and a deciduous woodland with plenty of oak. 87 more words



From 5th to 7th July been to Topolinyi near Orekhovo-Zuevo.

A Dock Bug (Coreus marginatus) nymph:

There was a profundity of Small Emerald Damselflies ( 66 more words