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Woodland Creatures

By NDODS    
Good day to you all at ePz

Thank you all so very much for taking the time out to view, comment and vote on my last image 'Light, Shadow and a splash of Red' which I uploaded yesterday. A further thank you goes to; Sawsengee, Nishant101 (Nishant), Nonur (Nezih), CarolAnnLauderdale (Carol), Canonshots (Tony), Jocas (Jo) and cbrundage (Christina) for their User Awards.

Today's image was captured on New Years day shortly after capturing my first upload. It bears an uncanny resemblance to a Stick Insect and frightened the life out of me when it appeared poking it wooden head through the undergrowth...

I hope that you all have a great day whatever you may be doing. We are forecasted more rain today so a quiet day in front of the telly might be in order as well as catching up on the site.

Regards as always NathanGrinGrinGrin

Tags: Tree Wood Branch Undergrowth Stick insect Silly Sunday Humour and fun

Voters: cbrundage, taggart, Irishkate and 77 more

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cbrundage 7 4 United States
3 Jan 2016 12:33AM
How bizarre! I can imagine how startling it was, Nathan - very alien-looking! Great shot!
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
3 Jan 2016 1:13AM
These critters turn up in Pennsylvania as well--- Yours look like he might be related to the Pennsylvania Barkback--- An epz member GlenD has found them in Florida as well!
Irishkate Plus
10 42 118 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2016 1:44AM
Well spotted Nathan - glad I didn't meet him on a dark night.
Kate Grin
ColleenA Plus
8 464 7 Australia
3 Jan 2016 2:20AM
I love this Nathan, a great find
If spotted one in Morristown New Jersey recently.

Possibly a relative, Nathan.

Hermanus 8 4 South Africa
3 Jan 2016 4:04AM
Very well seen and photographed Nathan !! Such an interesting piece of wood !!
tonyguitar 8 77 37 Canada
3 Jan 2016 4:56AM
Resting calmly with chin on the forearm. Watching the world go by. Good portrait Nathan. TG
ddolfelin Plus
9 103 3 Wales
3 Jan 2016 5:48AM
Great find for Silly Sunday, Nathan.
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2016 5:59AM
Barking mad. But a great capture Nathan.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
3 Jan 2016 6:30AM
I thought it was a huge stick insect, like the ones we see here, Nathan, a wonderful spot and capture.
nonur 12 18 13 Turkey
3 Jan 2016 7:08AM
Super find and it's wonderfully well taken, Nathan.
fotobee Plus
7 4 3 South Africa
3 Jan 2016 7:44AM
Lovely !! Regards Martin
cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
3 Jan 2016 8:00AM
Sharp as a tack Grin
exposure Plus
16 6.0k England
3 Jan 2016 8:09AM
Brilliant Nathan... We find these on the beach hereSmile
3 Jan 2016 8:29AM
Hi Nathan
What lucky you were to see this.
And a great POV . You should have taken it home great decoration, or maybe not. You could get some nightmares from it, Very spooky stick.
Have a nice day, Nathan
B&B and me
franken Plus
18 5.2k 4 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2016 8:47AM
A branch imitating a stick insect!

Excellent find, Nathan.

pluckyfilly 14 351 33 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2016 8:47AM
Great find and so sharp your picture
3 Jan 2016 8:59AM
Brilliant Nathan, very well spotted and taken. A surprise encounter indeed. Smile

mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.4k 2295 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2016 9:15AM
Once you start seeing faces there's no going back to normality. I guess you knew that though...
netta1234 8 382 2 Wales
3 Jan 2016 9:36AM
I always think that wood can be very interesting.
Sometimes I see all sorts of shapes on driftwood on the beach interestingSmile
Keep yourself dry Nathan,Raining here as well again!!!!
3 Jan 2016 9:42AM
Great shot well seen Regards Dave Smile
GMKhamish 12 1 2 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2016 10:03AM
Well seen and captured,

11 10 10 England
3 Jan 2016 10:31AM
Would have given me a scare too Nathan. Grin
FabioKeiner 7 111 1 Austria
3 Jan 2016 10:37AM
Well spotted Nathan, a perfect Silly Sunday image.
Carol Smile
3 Jan 2016 11:13AM
If you go down to the woods today you're in for a big surprise!
Nice one Nathan
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
3 Jan 2016 11:23AM
I did indeed think that this was one of CarolG's insects, Nathan, so realistic it seemed when viewed as a thumbnail.
Well spotted and captured.
Wishing you all the best for and through 2016.
3 Jan 2016 11:49AM
Very well observed Nathan. have a fantastic 2016!!!
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2016 12:35PM
Well spotted and captured NathanGrinGrinGrin

3 Jan 2016 1:01PM
I thought it was a stick insect too! Very well spotted, Nathan.
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2016 1:14PM
well spotted Nathan.

3 Jan 2016 1:43PM
apt tittle Nathan well taken
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
3 Jan 2016 2:53PM
I thought stick insect as soon as I saw this! Grin Very well spotted, Nathan Smile
Trev Smile
dark_lord Plus
16 2.7k 710 England
3 Jan 2016 3:00PM
Well seen, even if it was a surprise!
I can imagine this as the basis for a monster in a sci-fi movie Grin
PhilT2 Plus
10 531 31 England
3 Jan 2016 3:06PM
Certainly does look alive Nathan GrinGrin
3 Jan 2016 3:56PM
Well spotted
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2016 8:36PM
What a beastie!!!!!
rontear Plus
17 23 9 England
3 Jan 2016 8:41PM
Heron maybe Nathan, Happy New Year.
3 Jan 2016 9:18PM
Happy New Year, Nathan!
3 Jan 2016 10:13PM
Super shot Nathan. Cathy
4 Jan 2016 1:16AM
Love this type of photography. Well spotted Grin
Phantom7 14 29 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2016 2:10PM
Bloody Bostin

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