A quick shot of a creature from a burn in Scotland, a Clinging Mayfly Nymph (Ecdyonurus sp). Taken with my photographic aquarium.
Some from the processing backlog, much of which consists of pond creatures like these. Not my best pond pics, but worth processing. The Wandering pond snail is a common species in ponds. The pond olive mayfly nymph I have blogged about before before
A couple of shots of an striped emperor dragonfly nymph taken withe the white background meet your neighbours style.
A quick pond photo from last night, a broad bodied chaser dragonfly nymph.
While on and excellent FSC course at Flatford Mill I caught a burrowing mayfly nymph Ephemera sp. It is the nymph of the original Mayfly, which are most commonly on the wing in May, hence the name which is named after the Mayflower, better known as hawthorn, which blooms at the end of April when…
A few shots of a darter dragonfly nymph (Sympetrum sp.) I took back in July with my photographic aquarium set up:
A couple from back in April. Thus smooth newt tadpole was fully developed so must have overwintered as a tadpole. There were also a number of small backswimmer (Notonecta) nymphs.
A few more pond creature aquarium photography shots. First up this small (1cm) Crawling water beetle (Hydrophilidae) larva. The nymph of a backswimmer. A pond skater nymph And a close up of a scarce emerald damselfly (Lestes dryas) nymph.
Yesterday I had a aquarium photography session. A 4mm long emperor dragonfly nymph turned up with this rather nice striped colouration. I have only seen this colouration once before, again it was an emperor, but that one was over a cm if memory serves. The one yesterday let me get one good side on shot.…
Some more photos from the aquarium set up in October, this time of a Southern Hawker (Aeshna cyanea) dragonfly nymph.