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Windscreen Wipers

By Fotofunguy  
Here is a another insect, This is a Cockchafer Beetle and if you look closely you will see what looks like an old scrubbing brush across the eye.

Seems beetles discovered windscreen wipers long before Henry Ford did.

At certain times of the year these often crash into the windows of our house, this is the time when Little Owls feed on them with great vigour.

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Tags: Nature Cockchafer Wildlife and nature Insect beetle Wild and life andgarden

Voters: KarenFB, Rev2, KBan and 15 more


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KarenFB Plus
15 5.7k 183 England
21 Dec 2012 8:12AM
A brilliant capture - I have never seen one of these gorgeous bugs (perhaps next year!). Smile
Hermanus 9 4 South Africa
21 Dec 2012 8:29AM
This is excellent !! Thanx also for the info - it is amazing Smile
fificat100 10 5 2 Scotland
21 Dec 2012 11:12AM
Wonderful detail in this superb shot. I've never seen one of these critters, either.

Lavina
Fefe Plus
9 57 37 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2012 12:24PM
Fascinating macro...................... those windscreen wipers are excellentGrinGrinGrin
Diane
Mrsbass 8 2 1 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2012 12:40PM
Incredible image - stunning.
Niknut Plus
11 3.0k 82 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2012 4:43PM
Cracking shot !!!....amazing detail !!

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