The Colours of Oz

The Ctreatures that make up the Character of our Nature

Posts Tagged ‘Nature

Lady Bug’s + Cycle

This all happened in the garden as I let the grass grow. Somewhere along the way an egg was laid. Out of it came the larva. The larva turned to the pupa and out of it came the Lady Bug. All in a life’s work.

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January 15, 2010 at 9:05 pm

Sweet Daphne

Found in the remnant rainforest nearby, Eprapah. Flowered for about three days, exotic aroma, angelic. Poisonous too.

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January 13, 2010 at 12:55 pm

Native Australian Bees – White Furry Face – Black

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January 12, 2010 at 1:22 pm

Odds 4

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January 11, 2010 at 6:15 pm

Honey Bee – Yellow Flower

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January 9, 2010 at 9:39 pm

Odds 3

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January 7, 2010 at 10:09 am

Scorpionfly – Lacewing

Three individuals here, two from the bush and one from around the light just before dark – hard to get the one on the ceiling – wooden beam.


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January 5, 2010 at 11:03 am

Odds 2

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January 2, 2010 at 1:16 pm

Ant – Black

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December 25, 2009 at 12:37 am

Posted in ant, Insects, Macro Photography, Nature, Wild Life

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Blue Scolliid Wasp

Only seen twice in seven years and once in the garden, moving too quick for a decent shot, then trapped against the window in the laundry. And away it went.

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December 24, 2009 at 10:07 pm

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Wedge Beetle – Black and Orange

Found in an open field at Karingal clinging to a blade of dried grass. Only the one and have never seen it before.

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December 21, 2009 at 12:01 am

Crab Spider – Yellow Flower

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December 20, 2009 at 12:01 am

Bee Fly

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December 19, 2009 at 12:01 am

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A Few Odds

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December 18, 2009 at 12:09 am

Weevil on Blue

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December 17, 2009 at 3:59 pm