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Sep 27, 2008 07:34 |  #1

Nearly missed these. Deep in the undergrowth .



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Sep 27, 2008 07:41 |  #2

Oh yeah, Brian... great shots. I like that first one. That's gotta hurt.


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Sep 27, 2008 11:56 |  #3

Nice catch Brian, that's one I've not seen before. ;)


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Sep 27, 2008 12:53 as a reply to  @ Attic's post |  #4

Nice shots, I like the lighting on the first one.


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Sep 27, 2008 13:41 |  #5

wabbit wrote in post #6390414 (external link)
Oh yeah, Brian... great shots. I like that first one. That's gotta hurt.

Thanks Wabbit. I don't think I would like to be speared like that.

Attic wrote in post #6391571 (external link)
Nice catch Brian, that's one I've not seen before. ;)

Hi ya Alby. How's you. Seem to be finding lots of new things just lately.



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Nice shots, I like the lighting on the first one.

Thank you midnight_rider. Much appreciated.


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Sep 27, 2008 14:48 |  #6

Lovely captures- esp like #1 :)
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Sep 27, 2008 15:34 |  #7

Great capture - I didn't realise they were preditors/insectivores​. Thought they were sap eaters for some reason.


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Sep 27, 2008 15:38 |  #8

#1 is outstanding.


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Sep 27, 2008 16:07 |  #9

LordV wrote in post #6392298 (external link)
Lovely captures- esp like #1 :)
Brian v.

Thank you LordV.

troypiggo wrote in post #6392466 (external link)
Great capture - I didn't realise they were preditors/insectivores​. Thought they were sap eaters for some reason.

Thanks Troy. Yes they like to suck skins dry.

Jamie Holladay wrote in post #6392473 (external link)
#1 is outstanding.

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Sep 27, 2008 16:18 |  #10

Lovely shots and what a good find Brian - I have never seen a shield bug actually eat anything lol.

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Sep 28, 2008 02:11 |  #11

LindaB wrote in post #6392656 (external link)
Lovely shots and what a good find Brian - I have never seen a shield bug actually eat anything lol.

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Thank you Linda. It pays to stay still in a spot for a few minutes and watch what is going on around you. This is in an area where there always lots of shieldbugs.


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