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Macro picture of Goat Moth Larva (Cossus Cossus)

March 29th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 17th 2009. Click image for larger view. Here is a close up picture of a Goat Moth Larva (Cossus Cossus) that we found last spring. This larva is found in most of Norway, but not further north than Nordland county. The larva often lives in old trees with […]

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Tags: Insect · Macro · Nature

Macro picture of Small Tortoiseshell butterfly (Nymphalis urticae)

May 5th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera April 30th 2008. Click image for larger view. Small Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis urticae) butterflies has awaken from their winter hibernation and are flying around in the warm sunshine. Small Tortoiseshell is the first “day butterfly” that one can see here in Northern Norway in the spring, often on the first […]

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Tags: Butterfly · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Spring

Close up picture of housefly (Musca domestica) on snow – First insect in Northern Norway

March 12th, 2008 · 12 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera March 10th 2008. Click image for larger view. We have had a couple of warm days here in Northern Norway and a few insects have been waking up from their hibernation. In this picture you can see a common housefly (Musca domestica) sitting on some snow. Usually these flies […]

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Tags: Fly · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Snow · Winter

My favorite macro pictures from 2007 taken in Northern Norway

January 16th, 2008 · 20 Comments

I’m a big fan of taking macro pictures, especially close up pictures of insects. Here is a selection of my favorite macro pictures that I took in 2007. Hope there will be lots of insects and other creatures to photograph in 2008 1. Macro photo of hermit crab and barnacle 2. Photo of a hoverfly […]

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Tags: Flora · Flower · flower fly · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge

Close up photo of hoverfly feeding on an autumn hawkbit flower

October 11th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera September 30th 2007. Click image for larger view. This is probably my last insect photo this year as the snow came to northern Norway today. In this picture you can see a hoverfly (not sure about the species) feed on an autumn hawkbit (Leontodon autumnalis var. taraxaci) flower. This […]

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Tags: Flora · Flower · flower fly · Fly · Hoverfly · Insect · Macro · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Plant