Sunshine’s Macro Monday #39

This insect appears to reflect the green from the plant in a most beautiful way!

Initially I thought this was some kind of a bee. I snapped the photo quickly before he flew away.  However, after some investigating, I believe it is some sort of fly.

Someone told me about this app called iNaturalist that will help you identify plants and animals.  It is quite fascinating, but I’m still learning how it works. So please enjoy my fly photo below 😁

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“Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

My submission for Sunshine’s Macro Monday.

10 Comments Add yours

  1. Alice says:

    Isn’t it interesting that everything “just happened”? Beautiful even for a fly!

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    1. Thank you! 😊💚 Really, I thought he was a black bee! HA! He is beautiful!

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  2. Miriam says:

    How lovely! Nature’s amazing isn’t it.

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    1. Yes it is! Thank you Mariam 😊

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  3. lolaWi says:

    beautiful fly! lovely capture, Lisa. 🙂

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    1. Thank you! Still don’t exactly like flies, but I appreciate them differently now that I’ve seen them up close!!

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  4. Just Teri says:

    This photo could be on Nat Geo! The app sounds fun – I’m so curious by nature.
    LOVE the quote – paired with the image it’s impactful. 🙂

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    1. Thank you Teri! I am enjoying learning more about flowers, insects and some birds. I appreciate your comment!!

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