Sep 21, 2021

Common Garden Snail (Cornu aspersa)

Close up of a Common Garden Snail (Cornu aspersum), which was introduced to Australia from Europe. They are edible and commercially raised in Australia and exported to countries such as France where it is eaten as 'escargot'.

1/200 - f/9 - ISO200 - 55mm macro
 

Sep 14, 2021

Painted Lady Butterfly, Vanessa kershawi

Painted Lady (Vanessa kershawi), resting on the lawn in the mid-morning sun.

1/2500 - f/5.6 - ISO400 - 135mm macro
 

Sep 13, 2021

Juvenile Orb Weaver Spider

Well, it's Spring time and the spiders are begining to come out. This Orb weaver was resting in the sun on the leaf of a plum tree.

1/640 - f/5.6 - ISO200 - 135mm macro


 

Sep 3, 2021

Green katydid Nymph, Caedicia simplex

Caedicia simplex Katydids look like grasshoppers and are leaf feeders. This one was perched on the leaf of Dock weed for a few days until the heavy rain started.
 

1/200 - f/9 - ISO200 - diffused flash - macro
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