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Corsican Grasshopper

By fishiee
Starting to run out of non-butterfly subjects now! This is a quite nice grasshopper that for some reason decided to pose nicely for quite some time on a rock in the grounds of one of the places we stayed at. Don't know the species unfortunately.

New 70D now acquired since the demise of the 50D. Now need to suss where they've moved all the commands/buttons to!

Tags: Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: estonian, gwynn56, PhilT2 and 26 more

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DonMc 12 4 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2014 11:19AM
Excellent macro of this insect!Smile
Don
annettep38 10 220 42 Luxembourg
2 Sep 2014 11:29AM
Methinks it is an Oedipode soufrée or Oedaleus decorus http://lejardindelucie.blogspot.fr/2010/08/oedaleus-decorus-oedipode-soufree.html.
It adapts to its environement and as I have taken them before I had the same struggle Smile

great shot.
JohnoP 15 2
2 Sep 2014 12:45PM
Superb work again John...love the tones and colours here! Good luck with the new camera! Smile John
TonyDy Plus
12 55 3 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2014 1:01PM
Great close-up, John.
Tony
franken Plus
18 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2014 2:55PM
Stunning macro!

Ken
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
2 Sep 2014 2:57PM
A little beauty, John. Carol
Fefe Plus
9 57 36 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2014 4:08PM
Terrific detail and colour!
Diane
NDODS 10 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2014 4:32PM
A stunning entomological capture with the sharpest of colour and detail.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
viscostatic 14 50 11 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2014 5:18PM
Excellent detail of this beautiful creature.

Phil.
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
2 Sep 2014 6:15PM
A marvellous close up study, the detail and clarity is exceptional
bricurtis Plus
15 2.5k 51 England
2 Sep 2014 8:29PM
Love a good Hopper - fabulous detail in this one.
dave1967 9 4 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2014 10:14PM
Great shot
Dave
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
3 Sep 2014 2:38AM
Excellent detailed close-up.
3 Sep 2014 3:50PM
A superbly detailed Hopper John!

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