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Tiny 5mm Grasshopper - I think!

By Humblebee
I had just tried to capture a hoverfly but the wind is still quite ferocious and it flew off as I clicked result ... blur Wink then I spotted this weeny little bug on another flower, one not quite open - this is the 2nd shot and I was surprised because of its minuscule size to see it looks like a grasshopper ... If I am wrong I am sure some kind soul will let me know Grin

Many thanks everyone for your lovely comments and votes on my upload yesterday, all are most welcome ... Carol Grin

Herman, you will have to share the car with me, and Rob, the yellow one is yours Wink and Dave, these traction engines are amazingly well balanced and very sturdy - in v6 it would have to be, but I did take a little licence with this shot, I removed the 'cart/seat' attached at the rear ... of the traction engine that is Wink

Tags: Grasshopper Bug Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: Hermanus, Bzox, Badgerfred and 35 more

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Comments


Hermanus 7 4 South Africa
23 Jun 2013 3:47PM
Thanx Carol - you can drive the car for the first 6 months seeing it is there already then ship it out to me Smile This is one amazing macro Carol - must be a hopper of sorts I think Smile

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23 Jun 2013 3:53PM
Excellent macro shot Carol, nice detail captured,
Fred.
Humblebee 7 1 England
23 Jun 2013 3:54PM
I've got a much better idea Herman - I agree with the first six months, but think it better that I drive it down to you, just to make sure it arrives safe and sound Wink Wink Wink Thanks for your lovely comments on this weeny bug Grin
23 Jun 2013 3:58PM
lovely shot looks very smoll love it. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
johnlw 12 1 10 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2013 4:06PM
Great detail lovely shot don't no what he is but he looks very good.
Regards John.
23 Jun 2013 4:20PM
This is one fabulous image, Carol!
A magnificent macro!SmileSmileSmile

Richard
KarenFB Plus
13 5.3k 174 England
23 Jun 2013 4:59PM
A gorgeous Speckled Bush Cricket - brilliantly caught, the colours and details are brilliant! Smile
capto Plus
7 5.7k 11 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2013 5:45PM
A fine macro.Smile

ivor
netta1234 7 382 2 Wales
23 Jun 2013 5:47PM
This is a brilliant macroSmile
NettaSmile
BIGRY1 Plus
7 3 8 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2013 6:07PM
Excellent detail and a great find! This is a stunner, well done!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan
23 Jun 2013 9:47PM
Great image Carole. Lovely detail. Don
Irishkate Plus
8 41 115 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2013 9:48PM
An excellent image Carol and I love your framing.
Just enough flower and a delightful speckled bush cricket as ID'd by Karen.
KateGrinGrinGrin
Nikonuser1 Plus
7 159 16 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2013 10:37PM
A great capture Carol, super detail,SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Cliff
24 Jun 2013 12:10AM
Wonderful image Carol
24 Jun 2013 8:43AM
Wow! Really cool portrait of this cute buddy, Carol!Smile
Regards Valery
mikbee 12 3 8 Scotland
24 Jun 2013 1:02PM
Super shot Carol of the tiny little critter !!
Mick.
ugly Plus
11 9 57 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2013 12:27PM
A great macro image..
Well seen well taken..

Dave
bobsblues 9 10 2 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2013 11:12AM
A super macro shot Carol I'm sure it will make a tasty feast for some bird.SmileSmile
OH by the way found a new car ( see previous upload ) willing to share if you care,Wink
Rob
2 Aug 2013 7:53AM
Hello, I get these crickets in my garden too, grand little fellows and that is a very good photograph, they do eat holes in the flower petals but they have to live too, nice one I like that. Camellia.Grin

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