Sunday, August 24, 2008

Garden macro

Seven-spot Ladybird

Seven-spot Ladybird
That elusive garden rarity, the Seven-spot Ladybird

Peacock caterpillar
Peacock butterfly caterpillar (I think). Several of these hairy beasts were munching their way through a patch of nettles next to the veg patch.

Sunflower

Sunflower
Sunflower buds

Dragonfly wing
Broad-bodied Chaser wing. Picked this up on the pond spoil heap. Did it die of old age or did a Hobby get it?

photos taken with Canon Powershot A640