Copper-tailed blowfly soaking up some late afternoon sunlight while resting on a Aloe leaf.

(Riebeek West, South Africa)
Featured in Extreme close-ups and Closeups in nature, October 2010

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  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • main1
    main1about 4 years ago

    Gorgeous!!! Great shot :O)

  • Etwin
    Etwinabout 4 years ago

    Thank you Marleia !

  • jesika
    jesikaabout 4 years ago

    Very, very nice, lovely in large view.

  • Thank you Jesika !

    – Etwin

  • burnettbirder
    burnettbirderabout 4 years ago

    Great capture Etwin

  • Thank’s Trevor

    – Etwin

  • Cindy McDonald
    Cindy McDonaldabout 4 years ago

    Etwin, in Australia the only good blowfly is a dead blowfly!! Great shot !

  • Yes, I can imagine !
    Thanks !!

    – Etwin

    JUSTARTabout 4 years ago

    great macro

  • Thank’s Sylvia !

    – Etwin

  • Elaine123
    Elaine123about 4 years ago

  • Thank you Elaine, much appreciated !

    – Etwin

  • KChisnall
    KChisnallabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful image! Makes me think of my entomology assignment i’m currently writing on Blowflies! Stunning x

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your wonderful feature, brilliant work and well deserved.

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