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At last I have a positive ID for my stripey eyed hoverfly, eristalinus taeniops, also known as a band-eyed drone fly.

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:eristalinus taeniops
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:17 Jan 2011 - 5:23 AM
Tags:Bug, Close-up, Close-up / macro, Drone fly, General, Hover fly, Insect, Wildlife / nature
Votes:74
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
17 Jan 2011 - 5:36 AM

Great details

Peter

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2011 - 5:36 AM

Can only open V1 Carol but its awesome and I'm sure they all are................Sandy

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2011 - 5:36 AM

Good Morning Carol
What wonderful set og images with fine details,all very beautiful indeed,V3 is for my ,
saeid

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Louise_Morris
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17 Jan 2011 - 6:07 AM

Superb detasil on the fly Carol & beautiful sharp colour. Louise

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goso
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17 Jan 2011 - 6:10 AM

Another splendid set Carol - #4 for me today...Bill

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Jekaro
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17 Jan 2011 - 6:39 AM

Four brilliant close up images, Carol, superb details and colours in all, wonderful transparent wings.
Roy

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Trout_Man
Trout_Man  5 Wales30 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2011 - 6:42 AM

Four amazing captures, the detail in all of them is fabulous Smile Geoff.

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SUE118
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17 Jan 2011 - 7:28 AM

Super shots Carol.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2011 - 7:45 AM

Am so glad you have found out what it is
My vote is for V3 today
A great set

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7454 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1030 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2011 - 7:46 AM

V2 seems the strongest - just enough light hitting the wings for a bit of shimmer, but we can see right through them.
Moira

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Mynett
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17 Jan 2011 - 7:50 AM

outstanding

Linda

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rpba18205
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17 Jan 2011 - 7:58 AM

Superb close ups. Great eye detail.
Rob

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2011 - 8:24 AM

good macro shots - I must start with borders again it makes all the difference at times

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Alvar
Alvar  7 France2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2011 - 8:58 AM

Great macro and beautifully presented
Alvar

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Lillian
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17 Jan 2011 - 9:03 AM

BRILLIANT! what more is there to be said? all great macros Carol..superb
Lillian

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2011 - 9:17 AM

An excellent set Carol

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morpheus1955
17 Jan 2011 - 9:23 AM

Stunning set of images, fabulous detail, love the all.

Hugh

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User_Removed
17 Jan 2011 - 9:24 AM

Stunning macros, wonderful.

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gingerdelight
17 Jan 2011 - 9:28 AM

Loving these images Carol! Super detail in each one.
Carol

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phil87
phil87  6 United Kingdom
17 Jan 2011 - 9:33 AM

Great closeup excellent detail in the images V3 for me though

Phil

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Alan_Baseley
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17 Jan 2011 - 9:38 AM

Great set Carol,
alan

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Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
17 Jan 2011 - 9:43 AM

Morning Carol another great set regards gray.

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sparrowhawk
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17 Jan 2011 - 10:08 AM

Stunning

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SteveMoulding
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17 Jan 2011 - 10:22 AM

Simply stunning set of macro's. The detail is outstanding.
Steve.

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RonnieAG
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17 Jan 2011 - 10:31 AM

Glad you have got identification of this stripey eyed bug, Carol, and again you have some excellent shots of it.
Ronnie.

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EMJAYCEE
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17 Jan 2011 - 10:58 AM

Amazing photography Carol.
Joan.

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2011 - 11:33 AM

Great to have the ID, Carol. Another fine series of images.

Ann

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andy210966
17 Jan 2011 - 12:06 PM

Nice macro work Carol!

Andy

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prabhusinha
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17 Jan 2011 - 12:25 PM

A Fabulous set.

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bricurtis
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17 Jan 2011 - 12:34 PM

Love this little stripe eyed beauty Carol - good to see you have an ID now.
Brian.

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Sylviwhalley
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17 Jan 2011 - 12:42 PM

Great series, Beautiful light colours and detail.
Sylvia

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
17 Jan 2011 - 1:00 PM

all just so stunning! Sunny and mild here today! Hurrah ! Gill

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tigertimb
tigertimb  640 forum posts United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2011 - 1:08 PM

Excellent series of closeups Carol with #3 being my favourite for the head on view.
Fascinating to see that its head is almost entirely eyes and mouth!
Tim

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digital_boi
17 Jan 2011 - 2:39 PM

the yellow of the flower really helps throw the images at you full of detail again Carol all spot on click

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panda
panda  10 England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2011 - 3:57 PM

Hi Carol, all superb macros, how did you get it to hang around long enough ?
Many thanks for your kind words.

Regards Phil

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danbrann
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17 Jan 2011 - 3:59 PM

..and I was just about to ID it for you carol.

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TrevBatWCC
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17 Jan 2011 - 4:28 PM

Stunning set, Carol, all cracking shots, if I had to choose, V2 I think.
TrevB Smile

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graceland
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17 Jan 2011 - 4:57 PM

love the close ups

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PattiW
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17 Jan 2011 - 4:59 PM

Absolutely beautiful closeup here Carol. Does it ever get cold over there? All your images are so warm and sunny! Patti

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2011 - 5:23 PM

Splendid photography. Mind, I think the bug is going a bit far with the yellow and black stripes, eyes as well as body.
jon

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17 Jan 2011 - 6:52 PM

v1 for me for the sheen on the wings.lesley

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17 Jan 2011 - 7:20 PM

4 great macros, lovely colour and detail. Love them all. Moira

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Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2011 - 9:36 PM

I can see where the name comes from Carol, amazing perfet captures as ever Carol.
Jann
xxx

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17 Jan 2011 - 10:31 PM

Four cracking macro's, excellent detail and colours.
Pete.

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2011 - 11:04 PM

4 'fantastic' macro captures of the stripe-eyed Hoverfly, Carol, with superb color, details, & comp. *v4* is 'my top pick, today. Stay well, my friend.
Ciao...Pietro

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mishu78
mishu78  4 Canada
17 Jan 2011 - 11:50 PM

Excellent set of close ups Carol!

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srikanta
srikanta  6 India
18 Jan 2011 - 1:25 AM

Fine close ups.

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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2011 - 8:59 AM

An ET then Carol! Excellent macro work, as always.
Terry

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22 Jan 2011 - 2:24 PM

Four fantastic close ups Carol, the detail, colours and clarity are amazing

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