Source: Chasing leopards by the falls!
Source: Wild at heart: the Giant honey bee
Source: Hitching a ride on a giant wasp
Source: Ant-attended aphids
Source: A trick of the tail!
Source: Black-rimmed snout hoverfly: the Heineken Fly!
Source: Oak apple galls
Source: Stabilmenta: spider’s web decorations
Source: Bright iridescent patches are honest signals!
Source: Red Admirals – European migrants
I always enjoy seeing bombyliids (bee-flies). They sound like little helicopters, hovering and buzzing about, and their furry appearance gives them a certain cuteness. They are flies pretending to … … Continue Reading Bee-flies: the dipteran narwhals
I came across these termites moving along a water pipe on the Gully Trail at Wat Tham Pha Plong, Doi Chiang Dao, northern Thailand. The pipes provide water for the … Continue Reading Termites on a trail
The peculiar shape of this nest entrance caught my eye. Bees were moving in and out of the trumpet-shaped nest which was located below a large dipterocarp tree, at the … Continue Reading Stingless bees and resin bugs
I came across this magnificent spider wasp (Pompilidae) feeding on nectar from these flowers beside the steps leading up to Wat Tham Pha Plong, Chiang Dao, Thailand. I have come across … Continue Reading Pompilid spider killer
One hotel I stayed at recently in Bali (the Ramada Bintang Bali Resort) had attractive gardens with a number of water fountains. These were a magnet for birds, specifically munias: small, gregariou… Source: … Continue Reading Munia mayhem
There is however, no guarantee that the female will be receptive. Females might reject males for a number of reasons; he just might not look right (being a different subspecies … Continue Reading Tigers mating