Roy Lowry

Roy Lowry

Posted on 09/16/2014


Photo taken on September 10, 2014



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male
crane fly
Tipula paludosa
Wirral
Brackenwood Golf Course


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Crane Fly (Tipula paludosa) male

Crane Fly (Tipula paludosa) male
A male (abdomen has a blunt tip) crane fly well-camouflaged in the grasses of the margins of the local golf course.

Gerald Schmitt, Don Sutherland, Kenny and 2 other people have particularly liked this photo


15 comments - The latest ones
Stormlizard
Stormlizard
Well captured Roy.
At this time many females can be seen dancing across grassy areas stopping now and then to deposit an egg.
3 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Stormlizard
Many thanks John. For example on my lawn!
3 years ago.
Anne-Marie(Minus)
Anne-Marie(Minus)
As-tu pris une loupe pour la trouver ???? excellent.
3 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Anne-Marie(Minus)
No I saw it land. Many thanks.
3 years ago.
Steve Banks
Steve Banks
I can't see it - the camouflage is too good!
3 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Steve Banks
It's there honest ;-) Try the black background option, it shows up better.
3 years ago.
Armpro
Armpro
Long legged fellow well seen and captured
3 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Armpro
Many thanks.
3 years ago.
Minty Chewson
Minty Chewson
Beautiful shot. I have something similar, but it has a Yellow and Black body. Would that be a different species?
3 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Minty Chewson
Many thanks Minty. Yes, possibly Nephrotoma crocata.
3 years ago.
Don Sutherland
Don Sutherland
Very nice shot.
3 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Don Sutherland
Many thanks Don.
3 years ago.
Stanley Sutton
Stanley Sutton
Very good photographic work!
Seen and admired in: www.ipernity.com/group/closeupandmacro/doc
3 years ago.
Roy Lowry has replied to Stanley Sutton
Many thanks Stanley.
3 years ago.
Stanley Sutton
Stanley Sutton
Seen in *Ipernity Addicts**
3 years ago.