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Photo#124095
Hangingfly - Bittacus strigosus

Hangingfly - Bittacus strigosus
Cross Plains, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
July 3, 2007

Moved
Moved from Bittacus.

Nice work
A really great shot of an insect that's tough to photograph ... for me to photograph anyway ... Marvin.

 
Thanks. What really made it
Thanks. What really made it difficult to photograph were the hordes of mosquitoes buzzing around. I finally had to wear a mosquito net in order to go out to this park since it's impossible to take photos while swatting away mosquitoes. Makes it difficult to focus, though, when you have to peer through a net!

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