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Got some pictures of a cockchafer beetle last week.








 

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wow what a coincidence, i only ventured into the wildlife section because i found one of these beetles today & had no idea what it was. was gonna post a pic to see if anyone could enlighten me.

and now you have, thank you.
 

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I like these, though most people I know are scared of them!?! gawd knows why, they are comical, bumbling, innocuous creatures. Also called the maybug and billywitch.
 

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nice!
 

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Completely forgot about this thread, thanks everyone :)

I'm using a Nikon d3000
 

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Some great shots there...

Yes, we call em maybugs...I took some 'sunset as a background' pics of these maybugs a few years back, but i havent looked for them this year yet?
 

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I caught one of these when i was 6 and it amazed me for hours haha. Then it flew off, and now, there seems to be lados of them about!
 
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