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Another unidentified flying object for someone out there to ID! This tiny little fella caught my eye yesterday with its bright colours and markings, hiding amongst the grasses. V.4 gives you an idea of how small it is, perched on the top of my thumbnail.

Hope everyone had a good weekend.

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:another UFO!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:27 Apr 2009 - 5:13 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Wildlife / nature
Votes:101
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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CherryMartin
27 Apr 2009 - 5:48 AM

wonderful shots, great clarity.

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cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 5:51 AM

v2 is my fav a very colourful chappie.lesley

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
27 Apr 2009 - 6:01 AM

Morning Carol, 4 super shots, such a bright coloured beetle, an early one for me today, just waiting for the ambulance to take Mum in

Nicky x

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skye1
skye1  729 forum posts Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 6:20 AM

Nice set of close up shots of this very colourful little beetle, nice details and colours

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VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 7:05 AM

I'm glad to be back looking at your fab images Carol.

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madbilly
madbilly  5 England4 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 7:06 AM

there ya goo again picking up these ufo's it coulda been poisoness ya know ! Ya one fearless lady., as usual with the quality

regards

Bill

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madbob  8 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2009 - 7:09 AM

well taken

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fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 7:22 AM

Fine macro captures again Carol. I've no idea what it is.

Albert

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srikanta
srikanta  6 India
27 Apr 2009 - 7:23 AM

fine shot,it is nymph.

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SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 627 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 7:31 AM

Another great set Carol

Jon

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DolphinLady
27 Apr 2009 - 7:45 AM

Magnificent well detailed captures of this colourful little bug.
Hilary

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Very good shots, WOW.
Scott

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 8:09 AM

Great shots, excellent clarity as always - defintely bought from Jessops - its another shield bug would you believe Eurydema dominulus - Ray

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RTDS
RTDS  5 Cyprus
27 Apr 2009 - 8:51 AM

Excellent captures Carol.
Stunning details.
We also have a lot of these critters around!
Robert

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Silverzone
27 Apr 2009 - 8:55 AM

Super set, well presented. Sylvia

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 9:02 AM

A trio of excellent shots - fab colours - crisp and clear - I like them all but I am intrigued by the little fellow when it is balanced on your thumbnail - Elizabeth

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BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2009 - 9:09 AM

Superb set of images.
Dave

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Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 9:10 AM

4 great captures Carol, super detail as always
Steve

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Rachel99
Rachel99  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 9:24 AM

I didn't realise quite how many weird and wonderful bugs we have that I have never seen until I looked at your portfolio! Another set of great close-ups

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tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 9:26 AM

a smashing quartet of images

Adrian

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RobD  725 forum posts United Kingdom
27 Apr 2009 - 9:30 AM

Another fanastic series - wonderful!
Rob

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MRSbiscuit60
27 Apr 2009 - 9:44 AM

You've done it again,you open a whole new world to us every time you upload. Fantastic detail Carol and he is so small too. Trish

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bunbeam  8 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2009 - 9:52 AM

well found, what a lovely creature..
bunSmile

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gillykins  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 10:03 AM

V4 for me then Carol, well captured.
Gill

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Sylviwhalley
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27 Apr 2009 - 10:18 AM

Great captures, lovely detail, he is tiny, no idea what it is.
Sylvia

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2009 - 10:19 AM

Thse are just fantastic
Mavis

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 10:22 AM

Tremendous detail and so colourful. Is your garden crawling with bugs?

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GazzaG2003  11252 forum posts England
27 Apr 2009 - 10:34 AM

what beautiful colours and shapes your bugs have, lov'em.

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27 Apr 2009 - 10:41 AM

Great captures !

Rock

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glyndwr
glyndwr  766 forum posts Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 10:53 AM

Excellent detail Carol.

Robert

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bricurtis
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27 Apr 2009 - 11:01 AM

Lovely looking bug Carol - like them all.
Brian.

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GalleryGirl
27 Apr 2009 - 11:21 AM

Great capture and close-up detail. 4 Super shots.
Marilyn x

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panda
panda  10 England1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 11:32 AM

What a handsome bug, he really has his sunday best on! Beautifully captured.

Regards Phil

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 12:08 PM

reminds me of the Milkweed beetle, Wonderful captures!
JEnnn

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PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 12:17 PM

Stunning macro and what great colors and detail!

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lyntonB
lyntonB  7 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2009 - 1:02 PM

Superb macro shots Carol, excellent detail and composition.

Lynton

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MandsH  7 England
27 Apr 2009 - 1:19 PM

No idea what he is but he's photogenic
mandy

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gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 1:29 PM

Fabulous detail Carol....one of your best collections yet......by the way its poisonous...wash your hands quickly..lol
Gerry

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jgmford  7 England
27 Apr 2009 - 1:38 PM

Stunning series of close up detail captures, great colours.
Jeff

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27 Apr 2009 - 1:50 PM

wonderful shots

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viscostatic
27 Apr 2009 - 2:04 PM

A beautiful beetle expertly photographed.

Phil.

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bayleaf  7 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2009 - 2:09 PM

Another super set of shots.
John.

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Bob_V  6 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 2:35 PM

What a colorful bug Carol, some great captures, so well detailed.
Bob

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nigele1
nigele1  10
27 Apr 2009 - 3:06 PM

Your observation and willingness to explore your environment is really humbling, you don't let anything go by witjout trying to identify it. As always some very carefully chosen shots of this little one.

Nigel

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microchip  7 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2009 - 3:47 PM

Wonderful captures Carol so much detail to be seen,
Alan

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Paul_cats e2 Member 861 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 4:21 PM

Super set of images. Saw many of these by my pond while I was living out there.
Paul

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Paul_cats e2 Member 861 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 4:31 PM

BTW I think they are soldier beetles, lygaeus saxatilis.
Paul

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iancam  5 England
27 Apr 2009 - 4:39 PM

Four stunning close-ups Carol, Superb colour and detail.
Ian

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27 Apr 2009 - 4:39 PM

It's a lovely coloured beetle and a stunning set of close ups. Gary

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Scaramanga e2 Member 637 forum postsScaramanga vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 4:51 PM

Four superb shots. Like the inclusion of the finger at the end for scale. Although they may either be large or small fingers. Great details and colours.

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franfoto  6 England32 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 5:20 PM

Nice work Carol, 4 good ones, don't think I'd let one walk on my finger though. # 1 for me.
Fran

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27 Apr 2009 - 5:32 PM

Top close up work again Carol

Stace

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betts  6 England
27 Apr 2009 - 5:47 PM

Well spotted, it is a colourful little thing, Smashing set.
betts

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Mikelane  7 Wales
27 Apr 2009 - 5:49 PM

GREAT SET CAROL ,EXCELLENT DETAIL WELL CAPTURED
REGARDS
MIKE

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Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 6:24 PM

Lovely colour in this tiny beast well spotted and captured Ina

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DOGSBODY  51432 forum posts England30 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 7:00 PM

Excellent closeup work. What more can you say? Andy

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vandalp  6
27 Apr 2009 - 7:25 PM

Brillant shots Carol, I don't know where you find all these bugs, I must look a bit harder when I'm out.
Vanda

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unicorn17  6 Scotland
27 Apr 2009 - 7:52 PM

Lovely images . I do like his shield ! Gill
p.s. can you identify my upload ?

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Dinney  6 England2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 8:37 PM

Superb set of shots Carol, with excellent colours and detail.
Kev

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KP  5 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2009 - 8:40 PM

Brilliant!!!!!!!!!!!!

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dorset_mum
27 Apr 2009 - 8:49 PM

Four lovely well detailed shots.
Jan

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Flyfisher  6 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2009 - 8:56 PM

Excellent macros. Ron

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27 Apr 2009 - 9:24 PM

Great macro's, and a lovely bug - there's beauty in everything.......Bill

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piccy  8 Wales
27 Apr 2009 - 9:52 PM

Minute, well caught indeed.
freda

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Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2009 - 10:54 PM

All brilliant shots,but No,5 for me ,really shows how small this little guy is and how good your technique for shooting them really is,

Aidan,,

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Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Apr 2009 - 5:30 AM

Excellent images Carol,colourful little creatures.
Tom.

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28 Apr 2009 - 9:54 PM

Super close ups,
Johanna

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m3lem  8 England
29 Apr 2009 - 5:19 PM

A superb set of images, a rather pretty ufo, very nice colour
Andrea

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30 Apr 2009 - 9:38 AM

Nice to see you back in full swing. Fabulous shots as usual!
Greg

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ChazB e2 Member 964 forum postsChazB vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
2 May 2009 - 8:36 AM

Fantastic captures Carol, V2 is my favourite, it looks like he's desperately trying not to fall off!
Charlotte

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4 May 2009 - 7:47 PM

A cracking set of macro shots, such superb detail and colours

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