For all those wonderful creatures that just bring a smile to ones face and a light sense of the joy of living.

Winged Insects - August Avatar

This challenge closed about 3 years ago.

The Challenge

You may enter your best image of a winged insect.
We want to see the insect in focus not a small dot that nobody can tell what it is.
If your image was an Avatar winner in the group, than please enter another image!!!

Judging / Voting Criteria

Participating is Voting!
Please allow your image to win by its own merit, not by soliciting votes from friends. It is not fair to the other members who have entered the challenge for you to solicit votes.

Rewards & Prizes

- Winning image new Avatar of the group.
- Winning Image Frontpage Feature.
- A place into the HALL OF FAME.
- Winner Featured Member.
- Banners for the Top Ten.

Additional Information

We only want images that have been added to the group, if not your out, you have to be in it to win it, please do not waste my time by adding to the Challenge and not adding to the group. Please follow the rules of the group.
If you have a question or a problem send a BMail to Jo. My image is the challenge marker and I’ll remove it when voting starts.

With thanks to Sherln for the Avatar.

Cover Image: White Moth by Sheri Nye


The Top Ten

Milkweed Locust (Phymateus morbillosus) by Johanna26

Milkweed Locust (Phymateus morbillosus) by Johanna26 was voted the most popular entry in this challenge with 8 votes.

  • Grasshopper on the Fence :) by peasticks
  • gorgeous by Nicole W.
  • Another pretty butterfly! by jozi1
  • Ladybird by marens
  • Beautiful Butterfly by vette
  • Hover Fly on yellow flower by MendipBlue
  • Small But Perfectly Formed by dilouise
  • Lunch by Smaxi
  • 17 Year Cicada (See description for info) by Ginny York

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