An entomologist with a particular interest in true bugs (Hemiptera), I am the national recorder for the Shieldbugs and Allied insects Recording Scheme and frequently use Flickr as a source of photographically verifiable records. If I add the tag 'addedhetrecscheme' to your photo, this indicates that I have extracted the data for the recording scheme.
I also use the tag 'aucrecschemeadded' to mark photos of interest to the Auchenorrhyncha Recording Scheme (see www.ledra.co.uk ).
Most of my photos are now with a Canon 7D and Tamron 90 mm or Canon MP-E 65 mm macro lenses. Recent bird images are taken with the Canon 400mm f5.6 prime; older photos digiscoped using a Swarovski 65 mm scope and Nikon Coolpix 995.
Individuals can use any images presented in this gallery for their own private, non-commercial purposes, free of charge. I ask only that you let me know the details of your intended use and give credit where it's due.
Please contact me if you are interested in commercial use.
- European Orchids 21,252 photos, 457 members
- Coleópteros de Portugal 576 photos, 51 members
- British Syrphidae (Hoverflies) 3,090 photos, 62 members
- Costa Rica Jan/Feb 2013 874 photos, 2 members
- Myrmecomorphy - Ant Mimicry 422 photos, 136 members
- South-west Turkey 2012 247 photos, 2 members
- Butterflies and Moths of Great Britain & Ireland 77,416 photos, 2,307 members
- Encyclopedia of Life Images 273,624 photos, 4,003 members
- Orthoptera: grasshoppers and allied insects 10,470 photos, 1,300 members
- Coreoidea of the World (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) 2,777 photos, 194 members
- Soapberry Bugs of the World 164 photos, 10 members
- TROPICAL ENTOMOLOGY 26,998 photos, 457 members
- Costa Rica January 2011 884 photos, 2 members
- BBC Autumnwatch (Official) 224,394 photos, 16,219 members
- Alexandra Palace Bioblitz 51 photos, 9 members
- Hounslow Heath 801 photos, 16 members
- LNHS Ecology & Entomology 2,096 photos, 30 members
- London lepidoptera 457 photos, 31 members
- Tenebrionidae - Darkling beetles 1,072 photos, 103 members
- Buprestidae - Jewel Beetles 1,083 photos, 145 members
- Insects in Flight 3,980 photos, 374 members
- Leafhoppers 1,626 photos, 95 members
- Birds in Flight! 172,212 photos, 7,921 members
- Chrysomelidae - Leaf Beetles 4,174 photos, 276 members
- Europe's Diptera 13,256 photos, 269 members
- Salticidae 15,413 photos, 761 members
- British True Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) 1,840 photos, 159 members
- Mustelids 1,922 photos, 187 members
- Cerambycidae - Longhorn Beetles 3,572 photos, 306 members
- Bugs On Bugs 1,495 photos, 246 members
- British Orthoptera & Allies 2,947 photos, 248 members
- British Barkflies (Psocoptera) 927 photos, 64 members
- British Bees, Wasps and Ants (Hymenoptera) 11,684 photos, 477 members
- Collembola/Springtails from around the world 9,098 photos, 337 members
- Birds of The Gambia and Senegal [Please read rules] 6,722 photos, 272 members
- British Reptiles and Amphibians 7,780 photos, 562 members
- DOF Stacking 8,804 photos, 972 members
- Field Guide: Birds of the World 192,311 photos, 26,255 members
- British Beetles 12,379 photos, 519 members
- Cicindelephilia 4,262 photos, 284 members
- British Fungi and Lichens 38,603 photos, 1,918 members
- Odonata 42,502 photos, 1,441 members
- U.K. and Ireland's Hoverflies (Syrphidae) 6,747 photos, 258 members
- Shield Bugs and other Miridae 10,280 photos, 539 members
- Parasites of Britain and Ireland 355 photos, 46 members
- Wild London Parakeets 429 photos, 97 members
- Wild Edible Mushrooms! 836 photos, 541 members
- Asilidae (Robberflies) 3,352 photos, 325 members
- British Bugs - Heteroptera only! :-) 13,906 photos, 321 members
- British Lepidoptera 54,610 photos, 1,106 members
"Really a magnificient person! Incredible photostream, incredible macros of poor-known insects, above all Miridae and Homoptera Auchenorhyncha, and incredible knowlegde about species!"
October 14th, 2008
Heart-shaped World says:
"Easily my favourite, most diverse/highest quality, British invertebrate photostream. I sway between aspiring to it and just giving up!"
April 30th, 2008
"Wow! Such a stunning collection, I had to view the whole collection.
Far better than a reference book."
August 29th, 2007
Nigel Jones says:
"Well, what can I say? Tristanba appeared on the Flickr scene in 2007 and in just a few short months he has built up a stunning collection of photographs of invertebrates. These include some of the best behaviour shots I have seen - see the photos of Podalonia hisuta excavating it's nest and carrying its prey. Great Stuff!"
June 20th, 2007
- March 2007
- I am:
- Male and Taken