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First of all, apologies for the lack of clicks/comments yesterday, my partner's young brother, aged 39, was found dead in bed, and my mind was obviously on other things.
Today's upload is of a very strange shield bug I spotted, I've never seen one like this before, and would love an ID from one of the experts.
Enjoy the weekend, everyone, do hope you see some of the glorious sunshine that we have here
Very sad news when anyone dies, but so young. Thoughts to the family.....Three great images, glad you posted all of them and I don't have a clear favourite for once. Nice composition and isolation. He looks massive!!
so sorry to hear of your sad news carol my thoughts are with you and yours wonderful detail set take care
Impressive shield indeed. Must belong to some carbean pirate clan
I think v2 for me with the lovely diagonal!
An excellent trio - thoughts are with you
So sorry to hear such bad news
Wonderful captures here Carol
So sorry Carol to hear this - what a shock for you and your partner. Love all three of today's images.
Condolences to your partner on this tragic loss. Can't help with the I/D yet but I will look up some of my favourite sites to see if I can help.
Can't differentiate between the three at all
Tragic news indeed Carol
Gods House has many rooms and the young man will be made welcome.
i didn't realise there were so many variants of orange shield bugs!! if it's previously undiscovered, how about Pentatomoidea tigris carolis. Three excellent captures.
All beautifully composed, but the vote is for V3, there's something about the angle of the legs.
Deepest sympathy to you and your partner.
Awful news Carol.
Sorry to hear your sad news Carol, these images are excellent,
Beautiful as always.*****
V2 all the way Carol....Very sorry to hear of your sad news,my thoughts are with you.
Very Best Wishes
Sorry to hear of your bereavement Carol, you are not having a good year.
Good set of shots. Moira
My sympathy to both your partner and yourself, Carol.....such sad news.
Three fine shots of this shield bug that does seem totally different to the more usual ones you shoot.
Sorry to hear about your sad loss, my heart goes out to you both.
Back to the images, again a stunning quality runs through them all.
so sorry to hear of your sad news ! the photos are great as usual
As stated Carol! Not a good year for you with so many problems and now the passing of someone so young, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Another excellent set of macro captures, equal votes today.
v3 is my fav, for the catchlight and light on the seed head.lesley
Sorry to hear your sad news Carole - a tragedy to die so young.
Great trio of images - all good - no favourites.
Such sad news Carol and what a terrible shock for you and your partner. Not been a particularly good year for you has it.
The images today up to your usual high standard.
Good afternoon Carol terrible news to lose someone so young been a hell of a year for you both so far trust all will improve a fine set of captures
Im so sorry to hear your news Carol my thoughts are with you and your partner.
So sad and such a shock for you both. My sympathies to you. Your year has been a very trying time. I hope it improves soon.
V2 is my pick today, that is a handsome great fellow.
Such sad news Carol, my sympathies to you both.
That shield bug doesn't look an overly friendly one! Brilliant captures.
Thinking of you Carol and your Partner xxx
A trio of beautiful and interesting images - Elizabeth xx
What awful news Carol. I'm so sorry. These are really excellent detailed shots.............Sandy
Such sad news Carol, my thoughts are with you all
(a lovely set as always though)
Too sad for an untimely demise. But life goes on bearing all these experiences.
Thanks for sharing this fine set.
What sad news Carol my thought are with you both, A lovely set as usual,well done..Lin
So sorry to hear your sad news, Carol, not a good year for you at all, is it? My thoughts are with you.
An excellent set as always, of this colourful character
Well, it's a beauty, Carol, but I can't find it.
Sorry to hear your news, Carol, yet more grief for you.
Superb images nonetheless.
Great detail & tones Carol...sorry to hear your sad news....
Nightmare heat here...41c yesterday...expected to last until Tuesday...
Oh no Carol. So sorry to hear this news.
Lovely set of images though, no idea what type of shield bug it is. Nice sharp detail.
Brilliant detail in this set Carol, sorry to hear of this unexpected and tragic news, Ed
Very sad news.Lovely set of detailed images.
sorry to hear the tragic news
3 superb captures
Very sad news.
Great macro images ,Carol..........
So sorry to hear about the news, Carol
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