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Silly Sunday is back again, and for today I managed to spot quite a number of these cucumber beetles 'springing' into life in the meadow.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:love bugs
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:16 Feb 2014 - 6:15 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Cucumber beetle, General, Humour, Humour / fun, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:70

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33146 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2014 - 6:16 AM

BlushBlushBlush

Great imagery Carol

Regards Nathan

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jaktis
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16 Feb 2014 - 6:30 AM

Great spotted

Peter

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ukgubbi
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16 Feb 2014 - 6:32 AM

You have captured a beautiful, intimate moment. Great

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2014 - 7:02 AM

Stunning capture, Carol! Superb details and light!
Regards,
George

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ColleenA
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16 Feb 2014 - 7:22 AM

Not silly at allBlush....rather cute...a great shot Carol, the look on the lady bugs face is priceless...made my dayGrinGrin

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LynneJoyce
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16 Feb 2014 - 7:35 AM

They should be called Cutecumber Beetles! Love-ly image.

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NaturesHaven
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16 Feb 2014 - 7:36 AM

Everyday is Valentines Day.............GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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ddolfelin
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16 Feb 2014 - 7:38 AM

Not at all shy are they?

Good picture, Carol.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2014 - 7:43 AM

More new critters and exhibitionists to boot! Fine macro photography.

Albert

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Badgerfred
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16 Feb 2014 - 8:05 AM

Excellent Carol, super macro work,
Fred.

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
16 Feb 2014 - 9:17 AM

So cute ! Take it there will be a lot more of them when we're there ! Got the sun today but still very chilly ! gx

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Caziwinkles
16 Feb 2014 - 9:25 AM

Spot on macro work Carol.
I think you have got it wrong - they are just playing piggyback!!! Wink

Carol

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7418 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1001 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2014 - 9:57 AM

Well they've had a few weeks rest to build up strength...
Moira

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2014 - 10:28 AM

Great images Carol.
Joan.

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2014 - 10:30 AM

'Springing'' I am glad you have let me know what they are doing Carol!! Excellent composition Carol!! Lovely Image!!

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Nikonuser1
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16 Feb 2014 - 10:36 AM

A great capture CarolSmile

Cliff

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Mollycat
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16 Feb 2014 - 10:53 AM

Never able to eat a salmon and cucumber sandwich again Carol.
Peter GrinGrin

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
16 Feb 2014 - 11:17 AM

Wow! My compliments Carol!
OUTSTANDING! Grin
IB

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digital_boi
16 Feb 2014 - 11:19 AM

good one Carol well spotted

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Irishkate
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16 Feb 2014 - 11:25 AM

Great image, great title, great fun!
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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rontear
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16 Feb 2014 - 11:34 AM

Has this been vetted Wink Carol. Sexy SundayWink
Ron

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2014 - 12:26 PM

Excellent image Carol well spotted (lol excuse the pun) good detail and beautiful light - Elizabeth xx

p.s. yes it is a Hawes watering can in todays upload - one I use indoors its quite old it belonged to my dear late father xx

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TonyDy
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16 Feb 2014 - 1:07 PM

Super shot, carol - we have brilliant sunshine today but the critters are not risking it yet!
Tony

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TrevBatWCC
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16 Feb 2014 - 1:10 PM

Brilliant capture, Carol! Smile
Trev Smile

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prabhusinha
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16 Feb 2014 - 3:15 PM

Strange,we also call it KUMRO(Pumpkin-Cucumber) poka (Insect) in Bengali language.

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Niknut
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16 Feb 2014 - 4:22 PM

Great shot !!.....impressive detail !!

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ali63
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16 Feb 2014 - 4:28 PM

Excellent detail Carol a beauty.

Ali GrinGrinGrinGrin

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16 Feb 2014 - 4:53 PM

BlushBlushBlushBlush Great macro.

Maureen

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Brian65
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16 Feb 2014 - 5:10 PM

By the look of this you will see a lot more soon. Great shot Carol.
Brian

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16 Feb 2014 - 5:33 PM

well timed shot

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BarbaraR
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16 Feb 2014 - 5:34 PM

Lovely capture of the naughty goings on. Blush

B.

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
16 Feb 2014 - 7:17 PM

Lovely capture Smile

Eileen

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16 Feb 2014 - 7:48 PM


Quote: Not silly at allBlush....rather cute...a great shot Carol, the look on the lady bugs face is priceless...made my dayGrinGrin

She is wondering what will be for teaWink
Diane

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Lillian
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16 Feb 2014 - 7:51 PM

Ooops is it that time of year already?
Lovely shot Carol

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ChristineD
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16 Feb 2014 - 8:04 PM

Stunning capture

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pamelajean
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16 Feb 2014 - 10:26 PM

One is just a bit tired so is hitching a rideGrin!

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viscostatic
17 Feb 2014 - 8:25 AM

Excellent detail Carol.

Phil.

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AlexAppleby
17 Feb 2014 - 10:52 AM

Seems to be the time of year that everything is getting 'jiggy'! Lovely shot!

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evelen
evelen  9 England
17 Feb 2014 - 6:29 PM

excellent capture colour and detail Carol.
eve.Smile

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17 Feb 2014 - 11:55 PM

Great shot, great title. :-o
-=\Walter

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18 Feb 2014 - 6:12 PM

This pair are cool as a cucumber Carol, as they are not at all bothered that they are being photographed in the act of copulation!Tongue

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Morpyre
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20 Feb 2014 - 1:38 PM

stunning capture. i have a number of these in my house that one minute look like they are hibernating and then are all active again. Grin

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