Thursday, August 28, 2014

Brand new wings

A glittering green fly, freshly emerged from the pupa, rests in the garden while his wings unfold and dry out.

So very shiny!

When I came back a few minutes later, he had gained the use of both wings and flown away.

(He's sitting on the back of an old plastic turtle who works in the garden supporting transplants and sheltering pillbugs.)

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