Some amazing insects.

Something different and beautiful for a change.
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At times I go onto "Macro" just for a change, as they say that a change is as good as a holiday.

This big Carpenter Bee (Anthophoridae) was flying around and he looked like a small bird so I timed his flight. Bang, he came in to land on the trunk of a tree and I just couldn't resist the urge to get him on camera.
We are lucky to have thousands of insect species here and they pollinate the fruit that you and I eat.
Come have a look at some interesting sights.

He settled down and look at that lovely yellow Covid face mask that he wears. I looked for a "Nike" fashion brandname on his mask, but same as me, he doesn't wear brandnames hahaha.
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This new Spring season Protea Pincushion flower looked like an insect factory.
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Now here was another first sighting of a new dragonfly in flight, but we got a pleasant shock.
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This Skink Lizard popped out from under a plant and tried to grab the low flying dragonfly. Luckily for the dragonfly, the lizard didn't get him, but I would have had a great photo of a lizard catching a dragonfly.
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Finally, another carpenter bee that I got sitting on a plant.
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It seemed to be a day for me to get some insects and I have a few more shots of the carpenter bees and other insects that I will keep for other posts in the future. I keep many photos for rainy days, when I have to publish stuff from my files.
It is always such a pleasure to be out in nature and to see all of the wonders big and small that appear for a photo.
One only has to keep ones eyes open and the miracles will appear.

We hope that you have enjoyed the post.

And That's All friends!

Photos by Zac Smith-All Rights Reserved.

Camera: Canon Powershot SX60HS Bridge camera.

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