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Grasshopper

While I am messing around trying to get a half decent shot of a delphinium, my wife came out with this creature on a bit of toilet tissue.
Apparently it was sat on the toilet roll. Good job it wasn't a spider or there would have been screams!
Sat it on our garden table and took a few shots handheld with the 40-150mm Pro.

1000 sec f 2.8
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Re: Grasshopper

Nicely done.
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Re: Grasshopper

Spot on Dave. And a nice bit of PP too.
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Re: Grasshopper

I suspect we have a nice shot of a male speccled bush cricket not a grasshopper

http://www.naturespot.org.uk/species...d-bush-cricket
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Re: Grasshopper

Bush cricket, grasshopper? It's bright green innit.

Thanks for th clarification Alf.
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Re: Grasshopper

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I suspect we have a nice shot of a male speccled bush cricket not a grasshopper
Yes. Antennae much longer than the body, so not a grasshopper. The brownish saddle-like area denotes a mature male SBC.

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