Macro has for a long time been a hobby of mine, but recent years it seems to have slipped back in my favours. Now retired and more time on my hands I intend to rekindle the passion & hope to keep adding to this page as the year progresses...
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7 spot ladybird
Birch Shieldbug - Elasmostethus interstinctus
Blue Grape Hyacinths - Muscari armenicum
Catkin
Leaves
Grevillea Olympic Flame
Lichen - Xanthoria polycarpa
Water droplets
Green fly
Small Black Ant
Early Mining Bee
Hover Fly - Syrphus Ribesii
Hawthorn flowers
Green Shield Bugs - Mating pair
Green Shield Bug
Dandelion gone to seed
Earwig - Forficula auricularia
Dandelion husk
Dandelion flower
Harlequin Ladybirds - Mating pair
Yellow Dung fly (Female ?)
Red Weevil - Apion Frumentarium
Red Weevil - Apion Frumentarium
Green Dock Beetle - Gastrophysa viridula
Yellow Dung Fly - Male
Nettle Weevil
Nettle Weevil
Green Dock Beetle - Gastrophysa viridula
Green Dock Beetle eggs
Cucumber green orb spider
Dandelion PLUS !
Scalloped Hazel (Moth) Caterpillar ?
Unknown caterpillar & Bark lice
Dinner time.
Wasp Mimic - NoMarsham's Nomad Bee - Nomada marshamella Wasp mimic Bee.mada lathburiana
Wasp Mimic - Nomada lathburiana
Aquilegia
Aquilegia
Bloody Cranes Bill
Dandelion seed head
Greater Stitchwort - Stellaria holostea
Hawthorn blossom
Rhododendron Cerise
Rhododendron Pink
Rhododendron White§
Marsham's Nomad Bee - Nomada marshamella Wasp mimic Bee.
Marsham's Nomad Bee - Nomada marshamella Wasp mimic Bee.
Marsham's Nomad Bee - Nomada marshamella Wasp mimic Bee.
Marsham's Nomad Bee - Nomada marshamella Wasp mimic Bee.
Marsham's Nomad Bee - Nomada marshamella Wasp mimic Bee.
Globe Thistle & Bumble Bee
Globe Thistle & Bumble Bee
Globe thistle at closest distance
Globe thistle all in shot
White cornflower
Blue Cornflower
Globe Thistle & Bumble Bee
Pale blue cornflower
Lace cap flower
Heterotoma Planicornis

Heterotoma planicornis

Pollen Beetle - Meligethes aeneus
Heterotoma planicornis
Marmalade Hoverfly - Episyrphus Balteatus
Graphocephala Fennahi - Rhododendron Leaf Hopper
Deraeocoris flavilinea
Deraeocoris flavilinea
Deraeocoris flavilinea
Buff-tailed Bumblebee - Bombus terrestris
Red-tailed Bumblebee - Bombus lapidarius
Birch Shieldbug 3rd Instar
Birch Shieldbug Teneral Adult
Birch Shieldbug Final Instar
Tree Wasp - Dolichovespula sylvestris
Tree Wasp - Dolichovespula sylvestris
Lace Cap Hydranger
Lace Cap Hydranger
Syrphus ribesii on Knapweed
Common Bird's-foot-trefoil - Lotus corniculatus
Common Bird's-foot-trefoil - Lotus corniculatus
Knapweed
Tapered Drone Fly
Knapweed
Tapered Drone
Meadow Brown Butterfly
Red Soldier Beetle - Rhagonycha fulvaForest Bug
Pollenia rudis
Volucella inanis
Tapered Drone Fly
Crane Fly
Holcus mollis - Creeping Soft-grass
Marmalade Hover Fly
Green Shield Bug
Helophilus trivittatus - The Footballer
Helophilus trivittatus - The Footballer
Forest Shield Bug - Pentatoma rufipes
Grypocoris stysi
Dicyphus pallicornis
Deraeocoris flavilinea
Deraeocoris flavilinea
Greenfly - Male
Tapered Drone Hovering
Deraeocoris Ruber
Deraeocoris Ruber
Cucumber Green Orb Spider
Forest Shield Bug - Pentatoma rufipes
Alder Spittle Bug
Small Skipper & a bee
Small Skipper
Nursery Web Spider - Pisaura mirabilis
Great Willowherb
Speckled Wood
Musca Domestica - House Fly
Deraeocoris ruber
Alder Spittle Bug
Peacock Butterfly
This time of year brings us some incredibly beautiful Fungi
OK so maybe some are poisonous... But still beautiful
I am far from being an expert or knowing the names of, but will try my best. Please don't shoot me if wrong !
Angels Bonnet
Earthball
Golden Scalycap
Golden Scalycap
Leopard Earthball
Lumpy Bracket
Unknown
Unknown
Southern Bracket
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