Birthday Bug Hunt

How else should you spend the morning of your 60th birthday but go on a bug-hunt with members of your camera club at a local nature reserve?
Duck End Nature Reserve in Maulden is only about 15 minutes drive from where I live, but I hadn’t known it was there before.

All photographs were taken with a Canon 100mm F2.8 Macro lens, but some serious cropping was needed on some of them!

Damselfly
Damselfly
Grasshopper and Bindweed
Grasshopper and Bindweed
Ringlet
Ringlet
Emperor Dragonfly
Emperor Dragonfly
Fly on Blossom
Fly on Blossom
Gatekeeper
Gatekeeper
Fellow Bug-Hunters
Fellow Bug-Hunters

 

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