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Theo Bosboom / Patterns of algae on a limestone rock with sand, White sands beach, Causeway coast, Northern Ireland. April 2016.
Robert Thompson / Herald moth (Scoliopteryx libatrix) camouflaged in leaf litter, Gosford Forest Park, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland. September
Guy Edwardes / The Dark Hedges, Stranocum, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, September 2010.
Robert Thompson / Scarlet elf cup fungus (Sarcoscypha coccinea) amongst Opposite-leaved golden-saxifrage (Chrysosplenium oppositifolium). Clare Glen, Tandragee, County Armagh. Northern Ireland. March.
Robert Thompson / Elephant hawk moth (Deilephila elpenor) portrait, Brackagh Moss National Nature Reserve, Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. April.
Robert Thompson / Garden tiger moth (Arctia caja) Killard Point NNR, Ballyhornan, County Down, Northern Ireland.July.
Robert Thompson / Large red damselfly (Pyrrhosoma nymphula) Brackagh Moss NNR, Portadown, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland. May.