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Thick-legged Flower Beetle

Taken during a walk at Hilsea, near Portsmouth.

Have a Good Friday everyone..............and a splendid weekend.
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Eunice Perkins said:

Superb picture! I don't think I've ever seen an insect the same as this one.
11 months ago

Keith Burton replied to Eunice Perkins:

Thanks Eunice.........glad you like it. These are quite common in my part of the country!
11 months ago

Stephan Fey said:

I really like the contrast of the beetle on the flower! Excellent capture, Keith!
11 months ago

Keith Burton replied to Stephan Fey:

Thank you Stephan.........their colour makes them stand out nicely in these flowers. Glad you like the shot.
11 months ago

Annemarie said:

well done!
beautiful image

wish you a happy weekend:)
11 months ago

Keith Burton replied to Annemarie:

Thank you Annemarie..........appreciated.
11 months ago ( translate )

Roger (Grisly) said:

Fantastic close up and excellent detail Keith, the colour contrast between the beetle and the flower highlights the insect perfectly.
Wish you a good weekend
11 months ago

Keith Burton replied to Roger (Grisly):

Many thanks Roger..........and much appreciated. I'm pleased you like this one!
11 months ago

cammino said:

Great find!
11 months ago

Ed Synchro said:

Superbly captured Keith. The iridescence on the beetle is lovely.
11 months ago

Keith Burton replied to Ed Synchro:

Thanks very much Ed. They really are quite striking..!!
11 months ago

Günter Klaus said:

Wow,da hast du ja ein spezielles Insekt entdeckt lieber Keith,das schaut ja toll aus,wie das bei den Beinen etwas dicker ist,eine ganz tolle Makroaufnahme mit perfekter Schärfe auf den Käfer :))

Wünsche noch einen schönen Nachmittag,ganz liebe Grüße Güni :))
11 months ago ( translate )

Keith Burton replied to Günter Klaus:

Thanks very much Güni..........and much appreciated. I'm pleased you like this little beauty.

Enjoy the rest of your day........and the forthcoming weekend.
11 months ago

John FitzGerald said:

An excellent capture, Keith. The beetle could well have been posing for you -- you caught it in a very good position.
11 months ago

Roséha D. said:

Fabulous*******************
11 months ago ( translate )