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Nov 05, 2017 20:38 as a reply to  @ post 18489562 |  #6931

Thanks - had just worked that out, and am in the process of correcting my labels.




  
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Nov 05, 2017 20:47 |  #6932

Whatever it is, bee or hover fly, the photo is really awesome.


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Nov 05, 2017 22:28 |  #6933

Those Australian hoverflies look exactly like bumblebees!


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Nov 06, 2017 05:19 |  #6934

The AF of this zoom is insane

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Nov 06, 2017 10:28 |  #6935

Ain't it though!
Nice job on that one!!!


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Nov 06, 2017 17:02 |  #6936

Archibald wrote in post #18489619 (external link)
Those Australian hoverflies look exactly like bumblebees!

Just so happens that I came across the largest that I've ever seen in central Georgia, USA. Wide as a blade of grass.


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Nov 06, 2017 19:16 |  #6937

Armidillo wrote in post #18489530 (external link)
Insects in Tasmania (bumblebee was illegally released 25 years ago - not present on mainland Australia).

I didn't know this. It made me actually identify the "bumble bee" that I have photographed in my back yard in Brisbane. I now know that I have resident (or regularly visiting) blue banded bees and teddy bear bees.

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Nov 06, 2017 20:15 |  #6938

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What you have is a hoverfly. But what Armidillo had was a bumblebee.


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Nov 06, 2017 22:47 as a reply to  @ Archibald's post |  #6939

Well Archibald, I did post 3 photos! One bumble bee, one honey bee, one hover fly.

GAjoe's hover fly looks unnervingly like a wasp (in it's coloration at least...)




  
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Nov 06, 2017 22:58 |  #6940

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Well Archibald, I did post 3 photos! One bumble bee, one honey bee, one hover fly.

GAjoe's hover fly looks unnervingly like a wasp (in it's coloration at least...)

Ah, I see...

Quite a few flies are wasp mimics.


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Nov 07, 2017 03:11 |  #6941

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Well Archibald, I did post 3 photos! One bumble bee, one honey bee, one hover fly.

GAjoe's hover fly looks unnervingly like a wasp (in it's coloration at least...)

Wish I had another angle that shows the last segment to be very flat and not round at all. This one was so much larger than any I have seen in the past. Here's the size that I'm used to seeing


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Nov 07, 2017 10:40 |  #6943

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How did the DsR preform for sports? Do you always use that body? I am going to add this lens to my collection as I think it will be a perfect compliment to what I already own.


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Nov 07, 2017 19:30 |  #6944

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How did the DsR preform for sports? Do you always use that body? I am going to add this lens to my collection as I think it will be a perfect compliment to what I already own.

It doesn't matter what you have Carol... this lens is a must have for a Canon shooter


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