Close up of head of a male miniature Blue-winged olive mayfly (Acentrella sp). The male mayflys head is dominated by its remarkable red 'Turbinate' compound eyes which, directed upwards and phenomena...  -  David Maitland
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David Maitland / Close up of head of a male miniature Blue-winged olive mayfly (Acentrella sp). The male mayflys head is dominated by its remarkable red 'Turbinate' compound eyes which, directed upwards and phenomena...
Close-up view of the upward-looking giant dorsal compound eyes of the St Marks fly (Bibio marci) used to detect female flies flying above. Like many insects the eyes are "hairy". Feltwell, Norfolk, UK...  -  David Maitland
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David Maitland / Close-up view of the upward-looking giant dorsal compound eyes of the St Marks fly (Bibio marci) used to detect female flies flying above. Like many insects the eyes are "hairy". Feltwell, Norfolk, UK...
Close-up view of the upward-looking giant dorsal compound eyes of the St Marks fly (Bibio marci) used to detect female flies flying above. Like many insects the eyes are "hairy". Feltwell, Norfolk, UK...  -  David Maitland
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David Maitland / Close-up view of the upward-looking giant dorsal compound eyes of the St Marks fly (Bibio marci) used to detect female flies flying above. Like many insects the eyes are "hairy". Feltwell, Norfolk, UK...
Head of female St. Marks fly (Bibio marci) showing normal sized compound eyes.  Feltwell, Norfolk, UK  -  David Maitland
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David Maitland / Head of female St. Marks fly (Bibio marci) showing normal sized compound eyes. Feltwell, Norfolk, UK
Head of female St. Marks fly (Bibio marci) showing normal sized compound eyes.  Feltwell, Norfolk, UK  -  David Maitland
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David Maitland / Head of female St. Marks fly (Bibio marci) showing normal sized compound eyes. Feltwell, Norfolk, UK
Long-headed Poppy (Papaver dubium) flowers and seedheads  against sky, growing on wasteland next to car-park, Calne, Wiltshire, UK, June. SPECIALLY COMMENDED, In Praise of Plants category, WILDLIFE PH...  -  David Maitland
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David Maitland / Long-headed Poppy (Papaver dubium) flowers and seedheads against sky, growing on wasteland next to car-park, Calne, Wiltshire, UK, June. SPECIALLY COMMENDED, In Praise of Plants category, WILDLIFE PH...
Cross section through Spine of Sea Urchin (Echinus lividus) shows how its entire structure is made up from a repeating building-block pattern of calcium carbonate plates arranged radially in a symme...  -  David Maitland
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David Maitland / Cross section through Spine of Sea Urchin (Echinus lividus) shows how its entire structure is made up from a repeating building-block pattern of calcium carbonate plates arranged radially in a symme...
Field pansy (Viola arvensis)  and Common field speedwell (Veronica persica) reaching upwards towards the light amongst the stubble of a harvested barley field. Feltwell, Norfolk, UK, October. Highly...  -  David Maitland
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David Maitland / Field pansy (Viola arvensis) and Common field speedwell (Veronica persica) reaching upwards towards the light amongst the stubble of a harvested barley field. Feltwell, Norfolk, UK, October. Highly...
Pigeon louse fly (Pseudolynchia canariensis) amongst the feathers of a Tawny Owl (Strix aluco). Feltwell, Norfolk, UK.  -  David Maitland
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David Maitland / Pigeon louse fly (Pseudolynchia canariensis) amongst the feathers of a Tawny Owl (Strix aluco). Feltwell, Norfolk, UK.
Pigeon louse fly (Pseudolynchia canariensis) amongst the feathers of a Tawny Owl (Strix aluco). Feltwell, Norfolk, UK.  -  David Maitland
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David Maitland / Pigeon louse fly (Pseudolynchia canariensis) amongst the feathers of a Tawny Owl (Strix aluco). Feltwell, Norfolk, UK.