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Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
26 Aug 2011 5:35AM
Strange looking with that long sharp beak like face. Great captures Carol..........Sandy

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jaktis 14 84 Sweden
26 Aug 2011 5:41AM
What a great looking thing

debu 8 India
26 Aug 2011 6:24AM
Always a wonderful capture, lovely!
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 6:42AM
I've got it now, you constructed your meadow as an insect vacation location! Excellent photos of this strange beauty.
KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
26 Aug 2011 7:10AM
An amazing creature - brilliantly caught!
SUE118 Plus
10 8 1 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 7:13AM
Wow what an insect.Smile
cjl47 10 4 3 England
26 Aug 2011 7:30AM
Oooer! How weird is this.
Looks like a flute with legs.
Cracking photo though. Carol
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
26 Aug 2011 7:34AM
This must be the most extraordinary grasshopper I have ever seen, totally different in structure: beautifully captured by you again, Carol.
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
26 Aug 2011 7:35AM
Good gracious, what a strange looking creature! Brilliantly captured as ever.

moiral 8 12 Scotland
26 Aug 2011 7:42AM
What a strange looking insect. Very beautifully captured Carol. Moira
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
26 Aug 2011 7:54AM
That's a weird one Carol but as ever well photographed.

26 Aug 2011 8:22AM
Beautifully captured once again excellent shots
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 8:24AM
Never seen anything like this one before.
An excellent set ... try and sell them !!Smile
26 Aug 2011 8:31AM
We get lots of these over here, see them everywhere and they are the strangest of creatures seen close up - well done gain Carol on a nice series of images..Jo
26 Aug 2011 8:32AM
Well spotted Carol! he's really posing for you too ! GillWink
Rock Plus
16 10 2 England
26 Aug 2011 8:32AM
It has the same name as a manager of of a Premier League Club surely.

Grand work.

Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
26 Aug 2011 9:05AM
That's an unusual one Carol, great find ans well taken.....

acousticmist 7 10 1 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 9:21AM
Super detail in all three shots, well captured...........Martin
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
26 Aug 2011 9:36AM
Super shots Carol. It's so unusual looking, everything's elongated but very elegant.
26 Aug 2011 9:38AM
Beautifully captured as always Carol, a superb set.

lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
26 Aug 2011 9:55AM
Super capture again
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
26 Aug 2011 10:38AM
Love him or her Carol, very cute!


26 Aug 2011 10:53AM
Hi Carol great set love the way his back leg is just hanging around, reagrds gray.
Stace Plus
10 2 2 England
26 Aug 2011 11:18AM
great work Carol

9 10 10 England
26 Aug 2011 11:20AM
never seen one of these Carol but a great set.
TonyDy Plus
9 10 3 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 11:21AM
Never seen one of these before, Carol, but you have captured him/her superbly as ever.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 12:13PM
fantasatic detailed set carol brilliant colours wonderful light v1 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
26 Aug 2011 12:15PM
I don't think any Zoology book has a clear pic of this species like V 1. Grand set.
superb images carol,love v3.ray
26 Aug 2011 2:04PM
Very unusual Carol never seen anything like it, a superb set of close ups.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
26 Aug 2011 3:21PM
Brilliant as always, Carol Smile You must have good eyesight, as it looks like the twig it's perched on! Wink
Trev Smile
teocali Plus
10 441 18 England
26 Aug 2011 4:45PM
Incredible and fascinating creature, Carol, really well-captured. Perfect camouflage amongst grasses and reeds!
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
26 Aug 2011 4:48PM
Now this is one FAScinating fella. Holy cow...never seen anything like it. I've bookmarked this to show my parents - they'll be as amazed as I am. SUPERB captures of this "alien", Carol SmileSmile

jonwebber 9 4 1 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 5:04PM
Are you certain it is from this planet?? Brilliant.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 5:23PM
an amazing set Carol
BarbaraR 12 17 1 England
26 Aug 2011 6:12PM
Weird n wonderful !
Well done Carol.

vandalp 10
26 Aug 2011 8:29PM
What a funny looking fella, brillant captures Carol.
26 Aug 2011 8:37PM
Brilliant carol.Well captured..Lin
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 9:41PM
In all they years I lived in Portugal never seen any like it! Looks like a sword fish! Brilliant find!
Thank you for the information on this amazing little creature. IB
Peagreen 7 1 1 England
26 Aug 2011 9:50PM
Brilliant set, Carol. Fantastic colour and detail. Never seen one of these before!! Superb capturesSmile
Take care....................Pauline
LexEquine 12 19 United States
26 Aug 2011 10:10PM
'Superb set of macro captures of this weird-looking grasshopper species,' Carol. Have a wonderful Weekend.

Ciao~ Peter Wink
26 Aug 2011 10:27PM
Weird and wonderful, a trio of superb captures.
bricurtis 12 2.2k 49 England
26 Aug 2011 11:01PM
Strangest hopper I have ever seen Carol - great captures.
annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
26 Aug 2011 11:12PM
an unusual grasshopper expertly taken.
I'm sure you need some experience to even see him, he almost looks like grass himself.
27 Aug 2011 2:20PM
Fabulous images and write up.
lil48 8
27 Aug 2011 4:27PM
Great shot
TerryMcK 9 72 2 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2011 2:28PM
An excellent photograph of an amazing insect, Carol. An informative narrative, too.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
28 Aug 2011 11:03PM
What a wierd looking creature you've captured here, I bet he's hard to spot in the long grass

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