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Wasp in Pine Cone


Wasp in Pine Cone



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lovely photo!!

that new camera of yours looks very effective

3 May, 2012

 

So clear it's a little bit scary Lol!

3 May, 2012

 

First real try with the new one...quite odd not being automatic.

3 May, 2012

 

Wow Pimp that is scary good like Annie said...

3 May, 2012

 

Took some Pines for you 7 found him there by accident.

3 May, 2012

 

It didn't register as a cone, thought it was some kind of wasp/bee home.

3 May, 2012

 

looking down on the wasp its almost like a motorbike ~ can you see the handlebars?

3 May, 2012

 

brilliant Pims, was he stuck by any chance it looks a bit cramped in there...

3 May, 2012

 

great pic

3 May, 2012

 

I see that Sticki! The thorax is the petrol tank and the abdomen the rear fairing. The compound eyes are the dials, and the bumps on the head the switches.

Pimp, it's not a wasp but a motorbike stuck in a pinecone.

3 May, 2012

 

yep thats it!!!!

3 May, 2012

 

The way some people park. selfish pure selfish!

3 May, 2012

 

i hope he can reverse without too much damage to the handlebars.

3 May, 2012

 

He'd better move before the weather changes to damp again..get crushed.

3 May, 2012

 

ooh yes, i wonder if an alarm goes off ~ or does he wait to get wet then fly?

3 May, 2012

 

Incredible shot....and that's without my specs on!!

3 May, 2012

 

Amazing pic!

3 May, 2012

 

I wouldn't like to get that close to such a large wasp, Pimm's - have you magnified him to alarm us?!

3 May, 2012

 

Brilliant pic! :)

3 May, 2012

 

Lol...I am terrified of them, nasty evil (add swear word of your choice) You should see the un resized version Sheila...

3 May, 2012

 

Brilliant photo, Pim...but, I hate wasps...

4 May, 2012

 

Me too !

4 May, 2012

 

this wasp is probably gnawing at the pine cone to turn the wood into pulp to make it's nest with to lay it's eggs. It's probably a queen as wasps don't store any food for the winter to feed their brood with or the workers come to that!.

7 May, 2012

 

Its cousin has already gnawed away tiny strips of wood from our shed . . . we now have a stripey shed! Their nests are amazing works of art (and I know you'd love to see a picture, but I'm a techno-prat, sorry :)))

7 May, 2012

 

My Ex brother in law worked worked for Rentokil and used to bring some of the most ellaborate nests home to give to the local schools. Works of art indeed.

7 May, 2012

 

Glad to know you've seen one Pimm's :)

7 May, 2012

 

when we moved into this bungalow there was a huge nest in the loftspace. Wasps do a lot of good even though most people hate them. They rid the garden of pests to take away to feed the grubs in their nest.

8 May, 2012



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