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How many hoverflies can you count?


By Okasia

How many hoverflies can you count? (Cynara cardunculus (Globe Artichoke))

looks like a Globe Artichoke is their favourite;) haven't seen that many on one flower, lol

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Lots :o)))

4 Aug, 2010


9 :-) aren't there loads this year, never seen so many.
Lovely picture Okasia:-)
Was going to take a picture of my cardoon later, flowers are just opening, may need a ladder though,lol.

4 Aug, 2010


Mine are on their way, too. :-) That's so clear!

4 Aug, 2010


In focus or out of focus???

If you're going to ask questions, depth of field Kasia kochanie !! ; )

4 Aug, 2010


nice pic btw

4 Aug, 2010



4 Aug, 2010


Ok i'll take part n also go for 9, hang on is this a survey? ; )

4 Aug, 2010


What - another one? LOL.

4 Aug, 2010


ah I see what shes doing, she trying to plant the figure 9 in our heads, and if you reverse this photo you will read a message from the devil saying 'buy artichokes for £9'

4 Aug, 2010


Oh NO!!! I'm NOT standing on my head again! No, no, no. :-(((

4 Aug, 2010


Thank you guys... had a lot of fun reading your comments...
well - the answer is 9+ as I counted 10 - but on bigger original photo... and photo seems to be out of focus - I think my hands were shaking a bit - but you know - that many insects - wanted to take photo and run away, lol

4 Aug, 2010

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