We tend to admire flowers and other plants for the beauty of their shape and colour. Look at plants more closely and you might be surprised by what else you can find. The other day I was intrigued to see weaver walking unsteadily across the top of a lavender bush. It would fly up only to land again to continue its purposeful, yet unsteady, progress … then it caught a large praying mantid in its beak and flew off – mission accomplished. This set me off on a mission of my own, the results of which are shown below:


25 thoughts on “INSECTS ON PLANTS

  1. Insect safari!



  2. Amazing. Ek was die hele naweek in die veld… en het heeltyd die fyn rondkruipgoetertjies tussen die Karoo bossies gesoek. daar was ongelukkig nie baie nie 😥


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