Posted by: Phil | July 20, 2010

Sitting pretty!

These reddish insects are found regularly on some shrubs and plants. They have wings so  they can fly away on short distances if disturbed or if they are in search of mates. Hard to photograph as they are rather small,  smaller than a penny. This one seemed to be eyeballing me, scouting who the intruder was.



  1. He does seem to be posing for you. Great shot!

    • Thanks!

  2. As you said, who was the intruder???

    • I was, of course! I guess he was a scout.

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