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Photo#105499
Xylocopa tabaniformis - male

Xylocopa tabaniformis - Male
Eaton Wash, alt. ~1100 ft., Eaton Canyon Natural Area, Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
April 25, 2007
Size: ~16 mm
Getting nectar in Lotus scoparius (Deerweed).

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Xylocopa tabaniformis - male Xylocopa tabaniformis - male

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Very nice photos
Are you using flash? I shot some without the other day and got black blobs. Looks as if I should start prowling the deerweed again.

 
Nope.
no flash, not yet. I still haven't decided yet on the kind of flash. Relying on good sunlight.

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