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beetle take off

By michaelo
hi everybody,hope you all have had a good weekend.
caught this whopper of a beetle while doing some gardening,help with ident much appreciated,thought i would share with you,just managed. a few shots before it flew off,comments and critiques as always much appreciated

Tags: Bugs Insects Macro Close-up Beetle Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: Alan86, KarenFB, GillyB and 10 more

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KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 167 England
5 Sep 2010 8:07PM
It's a Dor Beetle (one of the dung beetles). You've captured it brilliantly, wonderful timing!

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IFIMAGE 8 143 Wales
5 Sep 2010 8:32PM
Class Image..

Vince_S 6 10 England
5 Sep 2010 8:34PM
Excellent close up shot.
5 Sep 2010 8:43PM
Very nice shot, i have never managed to get one taking off from such a brilliant angle
6 Sep 2010 1:09PM
Excellent Image Very nice close up

James0401 Junior Member 6 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2010 6:48PM

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