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Wasp's feeding.

By paulbroad  
Interestingly I've found that my Mango chutney trick attracts flies, but not wasps. So I tried a few smears of syrup - then it was wasps and no flies! Obviously preferences although I doubt the flies wanted to be too close to wasps!

80mm macro - no converter this time.


Paul

Tags: Wasp Sweet Insect Group Feed Wildlife and nature Syrup

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Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2019 8:04AM
Excellent image...
Isabel GrinGrin
RLF Plus
10 18 4 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2019 8:57AM
Smashing close upSmile
I've got a wasp nest in my attic and I've got to go in there to get some suitcases ... Syrup you say!Blush
Rob
paulbroad 13 131 1290 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2019 9:58AM
Seriously, if you have a nest, particularly in a restricted space, be careful. They will attack. I've cleared them in the past by wearing a boiler suite, industrial heat hood, goggles and gloves - then using a strong fly/wasp spray right into the nest entrance, which will be on the bottom. Then get out - quick!

Paul
royd63uk Plus
15 3 1 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2019 11:15PM
This is a great shot
Roy

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