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Recent content by pdwinter

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    Pulling my hair out! Canon 90D

    Safety Shift info is on page 558 of the advanced user guide
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    Lizard, Malaga province, 15.10.21

    Thank you vipersgarden
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    Dragonflies from Crete

    They are all Red-veined Darters. 2 males and the all yellow one is a female.
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    Lizard, Malaga province, 15.10.21

    I'd be grateful for an ID on this lizard seen in Málaga province on 15th. Thanks
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    Insect from Crete

    One record in the UK that I know of - 5/11/2018 at the Holiday Inn next to the M271 on the western edge of Southampton. If you are signed up to iRecord you can see it here - Record of Vespa orientalis .
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    Insect from Crete

    Here's the distribution map in a 2004 scientific paper
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    Possibly Deraecoris lutescens (Miridae) Deraeocoris lutescens
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    Dragonfly IDs - Denmark

    If a feature(such as wing colour) isn't mentioned in Dijkstra it's probably because it plays no part in the ID. Dragonfly wings often go browner and more opaque as the insects age.
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    Dragonfly IDs - Denmark

    2nd one (pics 4-6) is a male Common Darter 1st one (pics 1-3) is a female darter (Sympetrum) - can't see the vulval scale or the frons clearly 3rd one (pics 7-8) is a female darter - can't see the vulval scale but the black appears to go down the side of the frons so probably S.vulgatum...
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    UK Dragonflies & Damselflies 2021

    A fairly late Golden-ringed Dragonfly along the Applemore Stream in the New Forest, 26.09.21 and a Black Darter from Dibden Bottom - the latter not so easy to find in the New Forest as when I started looking.
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    UK Dragonflies & Damselflies 2021

    A late but badly photographed Southern Damselfly just east of Burbush Car Park in the New Forest, 22.09.21
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    Which Shieldbug

    Looks right to me - apart from the spelling :)
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    The Hoverfly Thread

    Volucella zonaria female.
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    The Hoverfly Thread

    Agree with Ken - the facebook group Facebook Groups is well worth joining. It's where I learnt to look at thickened hind tibia (I note that in my rush to annotate your pic I've mistakenly typed femur - will correct later!) first when I see an Eristalis after Roger Morris had corrected a few of...
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    Shieldbug ID? (Cambs, UK)

    I've just received my copy of Brock and looked at Common Green Shieldbug - not quite sure what he means by early season! Attached one from 5th September