The Bee

Sunshines Macro Monday – 5

I am keeping with my plant theme for a bit longer – flower, leaf, bark (with a spiders web) and water drops. So now a Stingless Native Bee. These bees are about 5mm in size so just perfect for Macro Monday. I think the pollen sacks are full

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Drops on a web

I am going to do another double photo challenge.
We have Terri’s Sunday Stills: Are You Ready for Your #CloseUp
and Sunshine’s Macro Monday 4

So far for Sunshine’s Macro Monday I have done a flower, a leaf and a bark with a spiders web, so I should follow my theme with water drops on a spiders web
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and continue with more spiders webs and perhaps a spider or two to satisfy my close-ups for Terri. WARNING for those who may find spiders scary, the last photo is a close-up
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It’s next…………look away now

 

 

 

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The Ironbark tree

Sunshine’s Macro Monday

I commenced this photo challenge with a flower, then a leaf, so to continue with my theme for this Macro Monday. The bark of an Ironbark tree – with a spiders web thrown in.
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The leaf

Here is a leaf for Irene’s Sunshine Macro Monday

Last week I posted a flower, this week a leaf of a Macaranga. The leaves of a Macaranga can grow up to 20cm. An Australian Native plant that grows from northern Australia to the north coast of NSW, from sea level to around 700M.  The large heart shaped leaves have a few uses including used a s a contraceptive.

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