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CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
3 Feb 2013 6:07PM
Poor fella, Andrew, he looks stiff judging by his back leg Grin. Are you sure there wasn't a crab spider on the end of his nose? Carol

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franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
3 Feb 2013 6:08PM
Excellent macro Andrew.

netta1234 Plus
4 371 2 Wales
3 Feb 2013 6:51PM
A great deadly macroSmile
3 Feb 2013 6:56PM
What can one say.....
No wonder the critter was still......
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
3 Feb 2013 7:13PM
I'll bet there is a lucky spider within the blossom--- nice wing detail!
RobinF 10 83 1 England
3 Feb 2013 7:14PM
Intriguing image, good way to go though, nose down in flowers!

SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
3 Feb 2013 7:58PM
What a great way to go. Nose first into nectar. Grin
3 Feb 2013 8:08PM
a great close up.
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
3 Feb 2013 8:13PM
Certainly makes life a lot easier for a macro shot!! Super details in that wing.

7 10 10 England
3 Feb 2013 10:15PM
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2013 10:26PM
Death by fragrance! But a great capture!
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2013 10:30PM
A nice way to go possibly WinkWinkWink
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2013 12:26AM
fantastic detail andrew brilliant colour a cracking close up nice one ')
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
4 Feb 2013 4:51AM
What a sad story of this careless fly trying to go the distance without fuelling up Smile A great capture Andrew !!Grin
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
4 Feb 2013 5:14AM
Maybe he was allergic to Buddleia Andrew, looks like he may have died happy anyhow Smile Hang a print of this outside for his offspring to mourn over Wink
Rgds., Jim
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2013 7:45AM
Awww what a strange thing to find - but he still has lovely detailed wings. Your philosophy is spot on Andrew! SmileSmile
4 Feb 2013 10:40AM
A well spotted and captured shot, Andrew, pity it had died.
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2013 1:29PM
Great macro shot. Maybe there's a wee spider lurking in there devouring its insides. That's what they do In Spain.
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
4 Feb 2013 4:20PM
At least he sat still for you! Wink Beautiful detail and colours.
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 1:03PM
Awwwwww..................... What a pitySadSad.... At least he was still for the photoGrinGrin
Bloomin NoraTongue I hadnt read Rende's comment honestGrin
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
5 Feb 2013 10:14PM
Not surprised to see the clicks fly in for this one Andrew, this little fella won't fly again however.
Quote:At least he sat still for you! Wink Beautiful detail and colours.

This comment Rendered me speechless with its black humour!Wink
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
7 Feb 2013 2:15AM
lovely title for this hairy sod!
7 Feb 2013 4:35PM
Excellent macro
7 Feb 2013 7:40PM
Shame the fly had died, great shot Andrew with wonderful detail! Smile
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2013 4:06PM
Hey Andrew,

hope your'e well my mate Smile

Great crisp shot mate, beautiful colour in the wing!!

......and dead , your'e narrative paints apicture & we'll go by that Smile

Tibetan 4 3 England
8 Feb 2013 7:58PM
Well very clear shot and amusing to like it Andrew, made me smile, regards Leon,GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
23 Feb 2013 10:04PM
Super sharp and great detail.

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