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The Drinker Euthrix potatoria

This moth gets its English (and Latin) name from the habits of the caterpillar, which is supposed to have a liking for drops of dew.

Morning all Grin Well the problems I was having with the webcams are all now sorted and I now have a cam placed in the nest box, what's more it's pretty much interference free Grin

Very busy today with one thing and another so will be in and out as and when I can make it, but as usual I hope to see what everyone is up too. Thanks for all the comments on yesterdays image......Ade

Webcam is now live 24/7 and is currently showing a hedgehog fast asleep in the nest box, he'll probably be there until it gets dark, which will be the time I switch the system over to the garden cam. Best viewed using IE8 or higher, point your browser to Ade's Hedgehog Cam

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Tamron 90mm Sp Di Macro Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:12 Jul 2012 - 7:24 AM
Focal Length:90mm
Aperture:f/16.0
Shutter Speed:1/40sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:The Drinker
Username:Ade_Osman Ade_Osman
Uploaded:30 Aug 2012 - 8:20 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Digitally manipulated, Euthrix potatoria, Flowers & plants, General, The drinker, Wildlife / nature
Votes:61
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Views:158
Unique Views:77

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 8:42 AM

Turn the lights off to get the best effect for this fine image.

Albert

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44244 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom116 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 9:34 AM

I have just turned the lights of in my study and fell over, thanks for that piece of advice Albert. Back to the image all I can say is Ade, I have really missed your great work.

Regards Nathan

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Metro6R4
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30 Aug 2012 - 9:56 AM

Cracking crisp image again...........

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EMJAYCEE
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30 Aug 2012 - 10:38 AM

Top quality Ade.
Joan.

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FeatherFriend
30 Aug 2012 - 11:09 AM

Cracking detail Ade,
Geoff.

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TonyDy
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30 Aug 2012 - 11:15 AM

Another superb shot, Ade, as usual.
Tony

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rontear
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30 Aug 2012 - 12:22 PM

You could stroke this one Ade Wink Detail !!!!
Ron.

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PattiW
PattiW  9 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 12:25 PM

A truly amazing creature and so beautifully photographed and presented, Patti Smile

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carper123
carper123 Plus Member 3411 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 2:28 PM

The colouring and lighting is superb Ade, luv the composition a stunning creature well illustrated.
Nice one.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 2:40 PM

Another fluffy character, Ade Smile Carol

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Maiwand
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30 Aug 2012 - 2:52 PM

Lovely crisp image Ade. I do love that superb golden colour . Excellent.
Ron

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Russell_Charles

Beautifully captured.

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mikbee
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30 Aug 2012 - 2:56 PM

I thought it could have been a new species of hedgehog here Ade !!
Good colours.
Great shot.
Mick.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 3:09 PM

LOL...Mick beat me to it. I looked at the moth's shape and thought it's like a moth version of a hedgehog! SO cute.

Beautiful capture of this wonderfully coloured fella, Ade Smile

Andrew

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1881
1881  3 India
30 Aug 2012 - 3:28 PM

NICE work.


=== SANJEEV ===

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WhiteRose1
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30 Aug 2012 - 4:08 PM

Beautiful golden colour, Ade. The link doesn't work though.

Dave

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Glostopcat
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30 Aug 2012 - 5:21 PM

Marvellous detail and colours in this cracking close up Ade, when I saw the title I thought you had been sitting in your garden at night drinking some cider and this moth had flown down and decided to help himself to your pint!WinkGrinTongue

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Fefe
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30 Aug 2012 - 6:16 PM

Fluffy................. fat............. and beautifully tannedGrinGrin
Diane

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Ade_Osman
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30 Aug 2012 - 7:37 PM


Quote: Fluffy................. fat............. and beautifully tanned

Just like me Grin

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30 Aug 2012 - 8:31 PM

An excellent shot Ade,great presentation..Lin

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nutmeg66
nutmeg66  6 England
30 Aug 2012 - 8:41 PM

A moth with character Smile

Thanks for hedgehog cam!

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30 Aug 2012 - 8:43 PM


Quote: Fluffy................. fat............. and beautifully tanned

Just like me Grin

As Meatloaf once sang "two out of three ain't bad", although I think you are stretching it by saying beautifully tanned! Unless that is what you consider the tangoed David Dickenson look to be!WinkGrinTongue

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30 Aug 2012 - 8:57 PM

That's another cuff around the ear you're owed sunshine!

Ade Grin

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bricurtis
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30 Aug 2012 - 9:04 PM

That's a beautiful moth Ade - great shape.
Brian.

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jasonrwl
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30 Aug 2012 - 10:09 PM

What a stunner!

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taggart
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30 Aug 2012 - 10:27 PM

One of your special images-- Great color and detail--

Today was a PT day, never got it together after that---
(Physical Therapy)

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31 Aug 2012 - 9:01 AM

And I thought it was called drinker because of the ale colouring Smile
a fine furry capture Smile

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johnjo58  4 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
31 Aug 2012 - 3:50 PM

Excellent macro work and subject, wish I had that much hair
David

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petebfrance
31 Aug 2012 - 7:06 PM

Very nice - I must keep checking here. You bring out the colours so well..

regards
Pete

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Snapitt
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31 Aug 2012 - 7:47 PM

Lovely image Ade. I've never seen one of these.

Jane

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elainebaker
31 Aug 2012 - 9:40 PM

Excellent well captured Smile

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Chinga
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6 Sep 2012 - 5:27 AM

This one has got a very pretty face, and I love the reddish gold colour. IB

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