A Few Insects and Flowers


Blow fly (aka bottle fly) on a Shasta daisy.


Skipper on a cosmos.  I pretty sure that the holes in the petals are the result of spotted cucumber beetles grazing in my garden.  I don’t have any cucumbers in the garden so I guess they think flowers are fair game.


Another blow fly.  Sometimes their coloring is a bright metallic green with people referring to them as green bottle flies.


Zinnia in full bloom.


Zinnia not in full bloom.


Remember last post when I warned you that you would probably see more zinnia photos like this one.  If nothing else I am a man of my word.


Thank you for stopping by.


All photos taken with a Nikon D7100 and a Sigma 105mm macro lens.

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