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Common Snout-hoverfly-Rhingia campestris...

By Badgerfred
Captured on the 5th of September on a walk along the River Rhymney.
A big thank you to Bob(bobpaige1) and Mike(Mike_Smith) for their much appreciated user awards for my last upload A Crane Fly...

I've been missing for a few days because my sister in law passed away and we have been up to Sheffield for her funeral, so not a very happy time at the present, but back on site now.......

Tags: Natural history Crane fly Wildlife and nature IMGP0125

Voters: KarenFB, viscostatic, arnieg and 42 more

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KarenFB Plus
15 5.7k 183 England
18 Oct 2018 8:05PM
I love these little flies, their noses look to be made of mahogany! You've caught it beautifully.
viscostatic 15 50 11 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2018 8:08PM
Sorry to hear about the sad news Fred.

This is an excellent, detailed image of a not so pretty insect.

Phil.
JuBarney Plus
10 34 5 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2018 8:15PM
An impressive detailed shot
Ju
18 Oct 2018 8:16PM
Excellent
Sorry to hear the sad news
18 Oct 2018 9:08PM
So sorry to hear your sad news Fred. Super shot. Cathy
TonyDy Plus
12 55 3 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2018 9:33PM
Great shot, Fred.
Condolences.
Tony
MaryFaith 7 59 New Zealand
19 Oct 2018 12:26AM
What an amazing insect - never seen one before. It is a lovely rich brown colour.
Sorry to hear your sad news Fred
DaveNewbury 4 5 3 England
19 Oct 2018 12:27AM
Our condolences Fred, we have said goodbye too many friends this year,
Lovely image.
DaveN
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
19 Oct 2018 12:42AM
Welcome back Fred!
femape 4 Argentina
19 Oct 2018 1:31AM
Buen acercamiento.
19 Oct 2018 9:21AM
Stunning close up, Fred.
19 Oct 2018 9:35AM
Terrific detail Fred, sorry for your loss.
19 Oct 2018 10:03AM
Very well caught Fred.

JohnSmile
Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2018 11:09AM
Sparkling detail and great looking shot Fred.
Peter
19 Oct 2018 12:24PM
Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks and special thanks to Cathy(Holmewood) and Robert(robert61) for their user awards,
All really appreciated,
Fred.
bricurtis Plus
16 2.5k 51 England
19 Oct 2018 8:35PM
My fav hover Fred - not seen 1 this year.!
Brian.
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2018 11:32PM
Exquisite insect Fred ... Very well caught...
Isabel GrinGrin

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