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These shield bugs had been blown into the empty pool, and were trying to climb up the side, fighting the wind. I grabbed the opportunity for a photo shoot, then released them into the undergrowth.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:rescued shields
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:7 Dec 2012 - 5:32 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, General, Macro, Nature, Shield bug, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:75
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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debu
debu  4 India
7 Dec 2012 - 5:49 AM

Superb set with nice light and colour.
debu

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
7 Dec 2012 - 5:54 AM

Wonderful set of images ,Carol -nicelly taken and presented.........Grin

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
7 Dec 2012 - 6:16 AM

Three good looking bugs - although V2 and V3 could be the same one Smile Excellent capture Carol - I can nearly see the greatfulness in their faces for your help Smile

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 6:40 AM

V3 for me this morning.

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 346 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 7:07 AM

Another great set of images Carol. V1 for me

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SUE118
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7 Dec 2012 - 7:16 AM

What lovely attire they wear. It's freezing here.

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macromal
macromal  2
7 Dec 2012 - 7:28 AM

Again three masterful shot`s Carol....Mal.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 7:35 AM

Attractive captures Carol.

Albert

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 7:37 AM

well captured .... and then released..Smile

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
7 Dec 2012 - 8:11 AM

Three lovely shots. V1 for me Smile

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rontear
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7 Dec 2012 - 8:11 AM

You are a caring naturalist CarolSmile, and then photographing your subjects !! Excellent.
Ron.

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digital_boi
7 Dec 2012 - 8:13 AM

V3 for me Carol the empty pool is a real trap for your critters

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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tomcat
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7 Dec 2012 - 8:20 AM

Well done you Carol - The Good SamaritanTongue

Woke up this morning to rain and +3C
Just poked my head out of my site office door and it is snowingSad
Not for long though, I hopeSmile

Adrian

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Badgerfred
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7 Dec 2012 - 8:21 AM

V1 my favourite of these 3 super images Carol,
Fred.

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 8:22 AM

Bet they were glad of your intervention Carol. Without that they would have been 'gonnas'. Great shots. paul

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54207 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 8:32 AM

V1's a beauty. Not seen that colouration before. Keep up the good work. Smile

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 8:33 AM

V3 Carol but a great setSmile

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EAS
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7 Dec 2012 - 8:54 AM

V1 for me today. Snow lying this morning but at least the wind has stopped.

Ann

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johnjones
johnjones  4 England
7 Dec 2012 - 8:56 AM

Great set is the first on from the same species of the over two ?
jj

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 8:59 AM

V3 for me tooSmile
Carole

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sparrowhawk
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7 Dec 2012 - 9:42 AM

beautiful set i never knew they came in such variable colours

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 9:50 AM

V2 for me but all are excellent. Thanks again for the award.

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achieverswales

Wonder lifeguard to the rescue again, one of my favourite insects, three excellent captures Carol.

Regards

Trev.

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Brian65
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7 Dec 2012 - 10:19 AM

A wonderful set again Carol, love V2.
Brian

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TonyDy
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7 Dec 2012 - 10:58 AM

I hope all these bugs appreciate your rescue work.
Great set again, Carol.
Tony

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Joline
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7 Dec 2012 - 12:22 PM

Is v1 a shield bug, too? He is a beauty.

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danbrann
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7 Dec 2012 - 12:28 PM

Expertly photographed Carol.

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hasslebladuk
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7 Dec 2012 - 1:02 PM

Three of the best excellent work
mike

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7 Dec 2012 - 1:11 PM

Love that little green guy in V2 Carol. Moira

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basith
basith  1 Sri Lanka
7 Dec 2012 - 1:19 PM

outstanding shots.
V1 is mine today.

Basith

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User_Removed
7 Dec 2012 - 2:09 PM

Three superb macro images.
Alf.

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prabhusinha
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7 Dec 2012 - 2:47 PM

A fine set.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 2:48 PM

A cracking set, Carol, I'm torn between V2 & V3 as my faves today Smile
Trev Smile

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AnnChown
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7 Dec 2012 - 4:12 PM

They look so comical - v3 is my favourite!
Ann

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Hop-A-Long
7 Dec 2012 - 5:22 PM

Great set of shots, V2 for me.

Andy

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graceland
graceland  92376 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 5:59 PM

Oh you do like to Bug me LOL

Tongue

NICE PICTURES

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 6:20 PM

Wonderful set Carol!

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 6:43 PM

Another great set Carol.
Joan.

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Rock
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7 Dec 2012 - 6:56 PM

A'h.

Rock

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Silverzone
7 Dec 2012 - 7:18 PM

Super Carol. Managed to swim in the sea every day but this is just a brief stay to celebrate my husbands 70th birthday. Wish I could pocket the sunshine. Sylvia

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bricurtis
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7 Dec 2012 - 8:51 PM

V1 is a bit different Carol - don't recall seeing one before.
Brian.

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annettep38
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7 Dec 2012 - 10:51 PM

no 2 for me , I love the spiky armour!

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8 Dec 2012 - 12:01 AM

Stunning shots, all of equal merit.- Sorry can't give 3 votes!SmileSmileSmile

Lavina

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Chinga
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8 Dec 2012 - 12:28 PM

Beautiful macros! Your signature all over! GrinGrinGrin
IB

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
8 Dec 2012 - 2:21 PM

Nice ones good for you for saving them, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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8 Dec 2012 - 10:30 PM

Love V3 Carol...
hope its warmed up a bit for you...Chilly evenings here.
Pauline.

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
16 Dec 2012 - 7:11 PM

"Splendid & Beautiful Set of Shield Bug Macro's" ~ Peter Smile

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