Nature's Place


The dots and spots around the tree, against the cloudy sky, are flying insects, many bees. No doubt some of them are not native too.

*Click on the pictures for a proper look … and click again

Blowing in the wind but bright enough to get fast shutter speed to stop the action, for a clear sharp image.

Not an Australian native – – but it’s here to stay.

I have seen a few flowering around the place after recent rains but the one photographed is from the bush.

This one was attended by a variety of flying insects, bees, wasps, flies, etc.

But it was too hot in the afternoon sun to stand around for long.

© Mark BerkeryClick on those pictures for a closer lookand click again.



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  1. kopfundgestalt said, on 27/10/2021 at 5:49 pm

    Looks pretty interesting 😀

  2. johnsonmd13 said, on 26/10/2021 at 11:36 pm

    Great article, Mark. Thanks.


  3. picpholio said, on 26/10/2021 at 10:22 pm

    Beautiful colour, it must be a joy to have one in your garden.

    • Mark said, on 26/10/2021 at 10:30 pm

      This was in the local bush, almost my garden. And yes, a real standout colour.

  4. niasunset said, on 26/10/2021 at 9:29 pm

    so beautiful, fascinating, and you are in the end of Spring days now, how beautiful. Spring is my best one… Thank you dear Mark, have a nice day and Summer time, Love, nia

    • Mark said, on 26/10/2021 at 10:36 pm

      Spring to summer, and plenty of rain these days. Thank you Nia.

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