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Scarce swallowtail in Lavender bed

Scarce Swallowtail (Iphiclides podalirius) in the garden of Ivan Meštrović Gallery in Split. This butterfly is quite common (though the name implies something else) in the central Europe. I was happy to see it flying among lavender which is an important flower both from … Continue reading

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Squared flowers

Where to go, thinks the bug (heteroptera) – the petals are my highways.

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Flowers – Kukkia

In the very center of Helsinki, in Kiseleff House, 2nd floor you can find Hei Helsinki Gallery. Till June 7 there is an exhibition of artworks inspired by flowers. * * * Helsingin keskustassa Senaatintorin reunalla, Kiseleffin talon toisessa kerroksessa on … Continue reading

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The Ash

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The Flame

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Flower spider and a nice catch – Kukkahämähäkki saalistaa

Flower spiders (also called crab spiders, Misumena vatia) hunt by ambushing the catch in the flower. They hit when the right type of insect comes close enough. Flower spiders have the ability to change the color from white to bright yellow and … Continue reading

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A drop of blue

Sometimes the popularity of a picture surprises me. I posted this picture in 500px.com, a photo sharing site which I use randomly. The picture shows a garden flower in strongly modified colors. 500px measures the popularity of a photo by … Continue reading

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