One year bugging in the Garden

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  1. Kildale

    Kildale Nature's Window

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    A few years ago, I decided to see how many bugs I could photograph in one year in the garden. You will have no idea how many I photographed. I included male and female and eggs and open and closed wings etc. Have a look, most are named. Bugs and Insects in One Year.
     
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  3. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    WOW that's really impressive. I've never thought to try and capture the insects in the garden with my camera. National Geographic says: " some 86 percent of Earth's species have yet to be fully described, according to new study that predicts our planet is home to 8.7 million species." I wonder just how many of that 86% are insects? Mind boggling isn't it?
     
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    nitram Seedling

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    Nice shots thanks for sharing, i like macro photography i am not much good at it but keep practicing through the summer months chasing insects about.
     
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    Gail-Steman Young Pine

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    @Kildale what a glorious selection and done superb but please don't do spiders as the starters [​IMG]
     



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  6. Cayuga Morning

    Cayuga Morning Hardy Maple Plants Contributor

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    Are any if those bees the Mason bee?

    Great project Kildale!
     
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    Kildale Nature's Window

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    Yes, they are Osmia lignaria, blue bee, mason bee etc. That is why the scientific name works best as there can be quite a few common names.
    Sorry about the spiders, but they are interesting in the garden.
     
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    Sherry8 I Love Birds!

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    I like taking pictures of bugs, all kinds. I have recently started putting photos in albums on my computer and getting rid of alot of them. I have so many ...
     

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