Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Bug on a Stick

Hi - di - ho .....and away we go,
 hang on to your sticks, bug spotters, here is the very first post.

 
This is a longicorn beetle.
 They are sometimes found on windows at night, attracted by the light. Their  larvae eat rotten wood - nature's little recyclers.
 These beetles have very very long antennae........



and a cute little face!

Cheers,
Sandi x
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5 comments:

L-A-E dans l'A T-I-T-I-A said...

Welcome on the blogging planet Sandy! Lola likes this little creature the most! We've never seen them around. Your backyard must be a paradise for bugs and flowers. Looks like you also have a good little camera to take nice shots like that. We'll keep popping into your blog to see more nature's little wonders. Laetitia & Lola

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

hi sandi...congratulations on your new blog...wow, what an interesting one...i think i will learn heaps...dzintra

Sarah said...

These photos are AWSOME!!!!!

Felicity said...

Sandi I am SO pleased that you started this blog.
Sandrine has introduced you to me and I'm going to email some of my bloggy friends to share the word about the marvelous space you're creating here.

Thank you for sharing these gorgeous gifts of serendipity with us.

Felicity x

Tink's Spin said...

who knew a little bug could be so cute :) thanks Tink