In between the showers are these little chaps flying along against a clear blue sky. You can’t tell from watching him but he has one eye recording what is above him and one the things below. He is a St Mark’s fly, he is only here for a week……………………..
The female is on the left and the male is on the right and they are up to unsaintly business. Naughty St Mark.
It’s also time for my breakfast. Have fun, St Mark did.
My penance for this heresy is to somehow get a good picture of a midge.
This is a non-biting midge and a male of the Chironomidae species. I took is a a favour for GRAHAM. I can’t see how I can get better unless I find a way of lighting it as at 5x magnification the strobes are too close to the subject. It could also do with being at least 10x on the sensor. Not to worry I’ll give the matter some thought.