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Pine weevil

By Gomez
Taken on the same jaunt around Glen Trool, Galloway Forest, as Assyrian and FeePhoto (and Mrs Assyrian-she's into the dark art of...FILM!! so no uploads...yet!)

Thanks to Hugh for a loan of the lens.

This little guy was just dawdling along doing his thing. Apparently they are quite destructive!

ISO 800, 1/200sec, f5.00, focal length 105mm

Tags: Bugs Me Not For Pine Change But Flowers and plants Close-up and macro South west scotland Wildlife and nature Glen trool Not vine Assyrian

Voters: FeePhoto, nasia, AnneWorner and 9 more


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Comments


FeePhoto 10 34 Scotland
15 Nov 2007 11:16PM
No wonder you didn't want to give up the lens! I guess you didn't have a great deal of choice on composition, but you've framed the shot really well - like it a lot.

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nasia 9 Greece
15 Nov 2007 11:18PM
Really nice shot.
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
15 Nov 2007 11:34PM
If it's the same as we over in the US refer to as the pine bark beetle, then yes, they are terrors on the trees. We lost two large pines to them. Grrr
But you did take a very good photo of one! Wink
Anne
Bob_V 9 1 2 United States
16 Nov 2007 12:10AM
Superb close-up capture.
Bob
Assyrian 9 132 Scotland
16 Nov 2007 12:54PM
A 105 macro eh? Must try one of those.
Nice pic!
16 Nov 2007 5:34PM
Horrid looking creature but a great capture, well done.
Annette
kaybee 12 4.9k 25 Scotland
16 Nov 2007 6:06PM
Nice one - well taken.

I hope you stood on it afterwards
albyn 10 19 Scotland
16 Nov 2007 8:57PM
I can highly recommend the Sigma 105mm. Good shot.
Bob T

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