An Everyday Occurrence

Taking it Easy 115

It was impossible to miss this garden spider whilst surveying rows of cow parsley.

She worked fast and made it all look very easy in the naturally filtered late morning sun. This web weaving appears so simple yet in macroworld we can see the spinnerets extruding silk for her orb web and loose threads awaiting attachment…

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10 responses

  1. Ed

    She is a beauty, excellent shots..:-)

    June 6, 2014 at 5:15 am

    • Yes she certainly is ! Thank you Ed ! πŸ™‚

      June 6, 2014 at 5:40 pm

  2. Emy Will

    You have captured such amazing detail. Thanks for sharing ❀

    June 6, 2014 at 10:49 am

  3. Great pictures. I like her coordination and the way that she places her feet accurately on tiny threads. I always imagined them scurrying across a web but they must move with great precision and coordination to get anywhere at all and she can spin a web at the same time, cool πŸ™‚

    June 6, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    • I agree, she is totally amazing! Thank you ! πŸ™‚

      June 6, 2014 at 5:42 pm

  4. Fantastic and artistic! I like it.

    June 7, 2014 at 11:49 pm

  5. I love spiders, they’re so clever. Another amazing image, with pin-point detail.

    June 20, 2014 at 8:53 pm

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