This little guy looked like just another bee who would be here and gone in a flash, but he explored the daisy, mostly with his back to me. And then he slowly turned, and I could see one incredible green eye and then both as he seemed to be staring down my lens. Photographers live for moments like this! (Olympus E-510 & Zuiko 70-300mm zoom at 300mm, f/5.6, 1/1250 sec., ISO 100, early afternoon filtered sun, handheld) NOTE: I would welcome an ID on the creature, which I thought was a bee until this image was rejected by a group for bee photos. Location: Long Beach, California, USA
Top 10 in “Bugs/Animals on White Flowers” challenge in Bugs and Animals on Flowers/Foliage in Macro group (December 2013)
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