Blog launched: Sept 1, 2010

Monday, August 29, 2011

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Capparis spinosa var. inermis

BBB9257  [Capparis spinosa var. inermis]

Sounio: 28/09/2010, photo © Tony Taglides

CCC_3734 [Capparis spinosa var. inermis]

Sounio: 10/07/2011, photo © Tony Taglides

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Friday, August 19, 2011

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Himantoglossum caprinum

BBB7271 [Himantoglossum caprinum]

Mt. Paggeo: 05/06/2010, photos © Tony Taglides

BBB7273 [[Himantoglossum caprinum]

Monday, August 15, 2011

Atropa belladonna

CCC_3567 [Atropa belladonna]

The flower ...

Mt. Parnitha: 22/06/2011, photo © Tony Taglides

CCC_3909 [Atropa belladonna]

... and the fruit

 Mt. Parnitha: 27/07/2011, photo © Tony Taglides

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Attacus Atlas

033 [Attacus Atlas]


According to Wikipedia “Atlas moths are considered the largest moths in the world in terms of total wing surface area [upwards of c. 400 cm2 (62 sq in)]. Their wingspans are also amongst the largest, from 25–30 cm (10–12 in). Females are appreciably larger and heavier.” They are found in the tropical and subtropical forests of Southeast Asia. This photo was taken in Penang Butterfly Farm in Malaysia.


Malaysia: 26/01/2005, photo © Tony Taglides

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Cygnus olor

1437 [Cygnus olor]

 The ugliest part of a most beautiful bird!

Beletsi lake: 27/01/2011, photo © Tony Taglides


Sunday, August 7, 2011

Epipactis helleborine


CCC_3798 [Epipactis helleborine]

Mt. Parnitha: 16/07/2011, photo © Tony Taglides

AAA3128 [Epipactis helleborine]

Mt. Oiti: 26/07/2008, photo © Tony Taglides

Friday, August 5, 2011

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Monday, August 1, 2011