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Ambushed!


Posted by Craig Lipski on Wed Aug 03, 2022 11:29 am

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Jagged ambush bug and Syrphid ("Flower" or "Hover") Fly prey

5DIV
100-400 4.5-5.6 L IS II + extension
f/14, 1/200, ISO 1600
Eval -1.33
Hand held, natural light 

Comments and suggestions welcome.
Good light,
Craig


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by david fletcher on Wed Aug 03, 2022 12:39 pm
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Remarkable capture Craig! Top drawer!
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by Carol Clarke on Wed Aug 03, 2022 3:20 pm
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Poor little syrphid fly! Well spotted and taken Craig, excellent detail.

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by Tom Whelan on Wed Aug 03, 2022 9:06 pm
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Fine image of the behavior - bees and flies (sometimes butterflies) don't have a chance around ambush bugs.
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by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Aug 06, 2022 8:26 am
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Wow- the prey is as big as the predator. Amazing shot!
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