Category Archive for 'Other creatures'

Another trip to the river to get some sharper photos of the native bee, Leioproctus cristatus, using manual settings for camera and flash, and for over an hour there was no sign of the little creatures. There were plenty of other photo opportunities though, the banks of persicaria attracted many other insects and I was […]

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A native bee.

Along the shaded bank of the river at Bellbird Corner two species of Polygonum are in flower, Water Pepper, and Pink Knotweed, and while trying to photograph some teneral damselflies I noticed a couple of native bees working the tiny flowers. They have been identified as Leioproctus cristatus, a species that occurs from south-east Queensland […]

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