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Getting used to habituation

March 8, 2012

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There are different ways to get close to different species. This post is about Doli Flies – Flies from Dolichopodid family. Many of these Flies stake out one or more broad leaves and hunt for smaller flying insects from these vantage points. One can approach them quite closely with little difficulty, but photographing is another […]

Zen and the art of confusing Damsel Flies

January 23, 2012

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Before we begin, it should be noted that this text should in no way be associated with that great body of factual information relating to orthodox Zen Buddhist practice. It’s not very factual on motorcycles, either. Now on to subject of this post. Suborder Zygoptera contains many beautiful, even fanciful, members with similar characteristics. Elongated […]