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
Lacewing on the window...
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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