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Wasp | by nutmeg66
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We had some time at the Eira do Serrado viewpoint (Nun's Valley), so after I snapped the views I had a chance to quickly see if I could spot any insects. This seemed a better option than checking out the gift shop and I was rewarded with a wasp on an agapanthus leaf.


I have no idea of ID - but it appears to look like a European paper wasp, Polistes dominulus?


I didn't have a macro lens with me, so this was taken with the NEX 18-55 kit lens - and I have to say, I'm quite impressed with the detail captured - especially since this is a near 100% crop.

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Taken on July 28, 2012