Garden Spider - araneus diadematis.

By Badgerfred
In our garden last autumn.

A big thank you to Jim (canonfan) for his U/A for yesterday's upload Garden Spider with Wasp, your award is really appreciated Jim,

Tags: Spider Natural history Wildlife and nature Im5132 FJE745

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andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 12:05AM
brilliant detail fred belting colours too a cracker nice one Wink

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8 Jan 2013 12:15AM
A brilliant macro with lots of detail Fred
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
8 Jan 2013 12:35AM
Has he eaten all that wasp Fred, great colours and sharpness again. By the way I am going to the butterfly farm at Symonds Yat on Wednesday if you fancy it.


taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
8 Jan 2013 12:48AM
Exceptional image, very impressed by the sharp hairs on his legs!
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 1:00AM
She is got to be the "queen B" of all your garden spiders... Look at those magnificent markings on her!
A very admirable Macro! Grin
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
8 Jan 2013 1:01AM
I think this an orb weaving spider Fred. I had a beauty in my garden last year Smile

Humblebee 4 1 England
8 Jan 2013 1:08AM
A superb macro of this, dare I say it, beautiful spider, and the clarity of its markings are fantastic ... Carol Grin
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
8 Jan 2013 3:32AM
I thought this glutton would finish off all your garden bugs - now he will just have to go hungry for a while !! A great photo with great colour and detail Fred !.
CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
8 Jan 2013 6:47AM
Such a beautifully marked spider, Fred, very well captured. Carol
netta1234 Plus
5 382 2 Wales
8 Jan 2013 7:13AM
Great macroSmile
8 Jan 2013 7:32AM
You do find some good ones
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
8 Jan 2013 7:39AM
Another fine spider macro shot.

6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 8:36AM
Larger than life and still as ugly. A cracking macro Fred.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.7k 149 England
8 Jan 2013 8:51AM
Looks like he's going hungry today, Fred TongueGrin

kazza12 4 2 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 9:25AM
another good one fred well captured SmileSmile karen
Gerryrys 5 1 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 9:32AM
Nice colours Fred. Well captured.

morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 10:00AM
Excellent macro shot Fred, superb detail and colours

Maiwand 10 3 72 England
8 Jan 2013 10:33AM
Superb Fred.
luckybry 7 3 Scotland
8 Jan 2013 10:40AM
cracking image well spoted and taken
Tibetan 4 3 England
8 Jan 2013 11:50AM
Excellent Fred, they are getting bigger and bigger with detail, like it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
rayme330 5 17 1 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 1:06PM
Good lighting and detail here Fred.

8 Jan 2013 1:50PM
Lovely golden capture of this ruthless killing machine Fred, it's a great close up.

8 Jan 2013 4:05PM
Great macro. good lighting

Rende Plus
10 38 4 Netherlands
8 Jan 2013 4:29PM
Excellent macro Fred.
8 Jan 2013 5:00PM
Another great macro Fred..Lin
User_Removed 4 4 1 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 6:51PM
scary,, Smile great macro shot Fred
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 7:41PM
You and these arachnidsWink

Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
8 Jan 2013 9:05PM
A corker of a close up, you've captured its markings quite beautifully
15 Jan 2013 9:37AM
Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,

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