Nature's Place

Bait ‘n Capture

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It’s one way I sometimes effect a photo capture of an otherwise elusive creature. A tiny drop of honey placed in a flower and wait for something to take the bait. Once it is feeding it is usually oblivious to other benign circumstances in its orbit.

There is clearly no expectation of danger apparent in its demeanour, unlike some bees that act so cagey when approaching a flower – there perhaps being a knowledge of waiting spiders in its instinct.

You will never see an instinctive creature walk knowingly into a trap, willing to die by its own actions, except maybe a mother or other guardian – though I doubt there is foresight of consequences.

To live and die without psychological fear is no small thing.

© Mark Berkery ……. Click the pix for a closer look
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Silence is Golden

I woke from a dream last night. In it I met someone and I said to her; “There isn’t much to say unless we are engaged in something.”

Then, in the dream, I started singing Silence is Golden … Twice. And I woke.

A dream to wonder at.

© Mark Berkery ……. Click any picture and click again to enlarge

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