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by xilpa
Thu Jan 21, 2010 12:33 am
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: ID please
Replies: 3
Views: 7617

ID please

Hi all

Could anyone please id this flower. Have tried this site and the internet bu no success.

Was seen last October at Nadur, (its about 7cm high) and although I searched all around the area I could not find another specimen.

Many thanks and best regards.
by xilpa
Wed Dec 02, 2009 7:16 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Spiders
Replies: 4
Views: 13072

Many thanks Stephen.
by xilpa
Wed Nov 04, 2009 11:25 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Spiders
Replies: 4
Views: 13072

Sorry got all mixed up there. "last two" should read "first two" and "first one" should read "Last one",
by xilpa
Wed Nov 04, 2009 11:19 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Spiders
Replies: 4
Views: 13072

Spiders

Am I right in assuming that the last two are Argiope trifasciata and not Argiope bruennichi, and could anyone id the first one please .
by xilpa
Fri Oct 02, 2009 8:40 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: HELP urgently needed
Replies: 5
Views: 15717

Thanks for the info
by xilpa
Mon Sep 28, 2009 10:46 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: HELP urgently needed
Replies: 5
Views: 15717

Hi Stephen Many thanks for your answer. I am sorry that it took me so long to answer but I have been abroad for the past 2 weeks. The shot was taken in my garden just before sunset using my Canon Rebel XSi and a cannon 100mm macro lens. It was shot in RAW at ISO 400 (I normally set it at 200 but the...
by xilpa
Sun Sep 06, 2009 11:58 am
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: HELP urgently needed
Replies: 5
Views: 15717

HELP urgently needed

I posted this picture on a photography forum and a reader accused me of faking it: Originally Posted by BASmith View Post Sorry, but I have to call the grasshopper shot as it is, FAKE. I can see the PP. And if it is not, show me an example of it from the net and its name. Nice try tho. My reply: Do ...
by xilpa
Sat Aug 15, 2009 7:49 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: ID please
Replies: 1
Views: 9813

ID please

Some bugs from the garden.
Could anyone ID any of these please ?
Many thanks.
by xilpa
Fri Jun 26, 2009 3:40 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: White butterfly
Replies: 3
Views: 12629

Many thanks Hass
by xilpa
Fri Jun 26, 2009 3:39 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: White butterfly
Replies: 3
Views: 12629

Many thanks Hass
by xilpa
Wed Jun 24, 2009 8:10 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: White butterfly
Replies: 3
Views: 12629

White butterfly

Could someone please identify this.
I dont have a pic with open wings which makes it more difficult to identify.
Thanks for you help.
by xilpa
Wed Jun 24, 2009 7:46 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Painted lady
Replies: 6
Views: 17601

Thank you Hass, I now realise that the Geranium bronze is much smaller. Will amend my records and try to photograph the bronze. Not easy as it is very small and flies away when I get close. Stephen, you can use the photo with pleasure, I can send you the original if that helps but it is 3.95MB. and ...
by xilpa
Wed Jun 17, 2009 12:10 am
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Painted lady
Replies: 6
Views: 17601

Thanks Stephen.
I have just got into close up photography, as the camera I had before was not adequate.
Still a lot to learn though.
by xilpa
Mon Jun 15, 2009 11:11 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Grasses
Replies: 5
Views: 10926

Spot on Stephen. Check this site "Nature Notes - Mallorca 2005" http://images.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://www.nature-diary.co.uk/mallorca-2005/images/melica-minuta.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.nature-diary.co.uk/mallorca-2005/poaceae.htm&usg=__xxQV_oAy05gPDR0gomIH60ioAtw=&h=460&w=329&sz=36&hl=en&s...
by xilpa
Mon Jun 15, 2009 10:28 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Grasses
Replies: 5
Views: 10926

Very grateful for your help. This gives me a base for further research on the internet.
by xilpa
Mon Jun 15, 2009 9:10 am
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: Grasses
Replies: 5
Views: 10926

Grasses

Any ideas what these are ?
Many thanks.
by xilpa
Thu Jun 11, 2009 10:05 pm
Forum: Insects & Arachnids
Topic: Painted lady
Replies: 6
Views: 17601

Painted lady

The garden was invaded by Painted Ladies (Cynthia cardui) this morning.
Here are some photos.
Hope you enjoy.

Also one of the Geranium butterfly (Cacyreus narshalli)
by xilpa
Wed May 06, 2009 5:11 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: help needed
Replies: 4
Views: 8802

Many thanks Stephen

Albert
by xilpa
Tue Apr 21, 2009 4:49 pm
Forum: Identification of Maltese Wild Plants
Topic: help needed
Replies: 4
Views: 8802

help needed

Can't identify these two flowers. Not surprising, I'm new to this subject. Both seen close to Buskett. Help would be appreciated.