Yesterday, I was visiting family to celebrate the end of the semester. Seth decided to test out the microscope, so I quickly went into the backyard to round up interesting things to look at. It was cool seeing what appeared to be cells in flower petals and a blade of grass.… Read the rest
Recently, I shared photos of the ladybird larvae that were thoroughly enjoying the cacti patch. I was fortunate enough to get up close photos of the ladybirds. One was doing something with its face while another was stretching its wings. The macro lens struggled in both situations but it was still something I was glad to witness.… Read the rest
Most likely Hippodamia Variegata. I am finding nymphs at different ages all over the garden.… Read the rest
Here are some of my favourite bug photographs from earlier in the year.
I’d noticed a fair amount of ladybirds in the backyard towards the end of summer, which was pretty awesome. Even more awesome was discovering that this one was eating an aphid! It was incredibly tricky to take photos of, as I we never sure which part of the ladybug was in focus.… Read the rest
It was the first week of Autumn. I was watching the little dude. I hadn’t been to the botanical garden in MONTHS so suggested we go there to check out the bugs.
It was a good thing we did, as the bugs were so different to our previous visit! Plus, Seth is becoming REALLY good at finding bugs.… Read the rest