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Feeding frenzy

By Rachel99
I was walking down the garden on the way to my office this morning and I noticed that my lone surviving poppy after the torrential rain of last night was attracting an amazing number of hoverflies. As well as the six that I managed to catch, there were two or three buzzing around waiting for a space to land.
Thanks for all clicks and comments for my waterlily.

Tags: Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: gingerdelight, Alan_Baseley, barbarahirst and 31 more

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Comments


30 Jul 2009 10:52AM
Great capture - definitely a hungry bunch!
x Carol x

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30 Jul 2009 10:56AM
Wow,
Alan
30 Jul 2009 10:56AM
Yeah gods I cant even capture one of them
Thanks for your comment on mine I am still laughing x x
Herge88 Plus
8 40 4 England
30 Jul 2009 10:58AM
Well captured with good detail.

Best Matt
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
30 Jul 2009 11:26AM
What did you do - sprinkle sugar on it! Very good shot.
Joan.
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
30 Jul 2009 11:37AM
A superb capture, Rachel, very well spotted. Carol
EAS Plus
6 1 13 Scotland
30 Jul 2009 11:43AM
Well, well! Popular indeed! What a cluster and what a good capture!

Ann
cjl47 Plus
8 4 3 England
30 Jul 2009 11:50AM
Good capture, well spotted.
chris
PattiW Plus
10 24 2 United States
30 Jul 2009 12:24PM
Splemdidly captured and presented, Patti
30 Jul 2009 12:24PM
Beautiful macro shot. Superb depth of field and stunning detail. A lovely well composed shot with great lighting. Busy little bees aren't they?
Steve.
30 Jul 2009 2:15PM
Well seen a very popular little flower, enhanced by the rain

Susan
30 Jul 2009 2:44PM
Super capture great detail and colour
Harry
Stace Plus
7 2 2 England
30 Jul 2009 6:16PM
Well captured

Stace
31 Jul 2009 9:41AM
well spotted and brilliantly captured
bunSmile
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2009 10:15AM
excellent close up capture with fine detail
regards
Yung
31 Jul 2009 8:31PM
Lovely clear detailed image.
Kev
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
1 Aug 2009 1:51PM
You've caught 'em with crystal clarity. Wonderful Smile

Andrew
Rach1970 Plus
7 14 1 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2009 9:23AM
Very clear detail. Nice one.
Rachel
Super detailed capture Rachel.
Roy
18 Aug 2009 6:29PM
like it .

David
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
24 Aug 2011 10:24PM
A super macro, that is a lot of hoverflies!

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