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Bee in Kale

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1/250s, f11, 400ISO, autoWB, 90mm Tamron macro.

The kale (Brassica oleracea) flowers are still nourishing bees, including this small bee covered in pollen.

Written by Dalila

June 12, 2017 at 9:29 am

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Pine Sawfly

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1/80s, f5.6, 800ISO, autoWB, 105mm.

My mother has been complaining about her small bush pine being diseased but then she noticed it was actually infested. The European Pine Sawfly (Neodiprion setifer) has been munching down on the pine and leaving it naked. This photo shows the colouration of a couple different instars.

Written by Dalila

June 11, 2017 at 7:22 pm

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Hiding Flower

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1/50s, f5.3, 400ISO, autoWB, 99mm.

On this morning’s walk at the Wilkinson Tract, I saw mayapples (Podophyllum peltatum) flowering.

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June 10, 2017 at 11:30 am

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Droplets on Peony

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1/125s, f6.3, 800ISO, autWB, 90mm Tamron macro.

More rain falls on opened and unopened flowers.

Written by Dalila

June 4, 2017 at 6:09 pm

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Intent on Pollinating

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1/200s, f10, 200ISO, autoWB, 90mm Tamron macro.

The bumblebees are still attracted to the kale flowers.

Written by Dalila

June 1, 2017 at 9:59 am

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Three and One

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1/50s, f6.3, 400ISO, autoWB, 90mm Tamron macro.

There are still some jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum) flowering.

Written by Dalila

May 29, 2017 at 6:09 pm

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Fruit and Petals

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1/400s, f3.2, 400ISO, autoWB, 50mm p.

My fruit trees are forming fruits, including the pear tree but we’ll see if they don’t all get mouldy with the abundant rain.

Written by Dalila

May 27, 2017 at 7:21 pm

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