Monday, 9 July 2012

An afternoon in the garden

I spent the afternoon playing with my camera, macro lens and flash gun in the garden. It was not raining which makes a change.

This is a Hover Fly - I think its Eupeodes Nitens.
There are about 250 species of Hover Flying the UK

Not sure what this is yet

A Water Bug - maybe a common backswimmer. Whatever it is we have them in our pond and they are great to watch.

We think this is a member of the wasp family.

Hover Fly - Episyrpus Balteaus ?

Hover Fly - Episyrpus Balteaus

I Lover poppies - these are self set in the garden


More Hover flies ...

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