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Hymenoptera sp.
Ballygawley, Tyrone
Ed O'Hara  simple  profile profile
16/05/17 (uploaded 16/05/17)

Not sure what Sp. this is! My general field guide doesn't show an exact match.
Equipment: Nikon.
Hymenoptera sp.
beetle sp. (Coleoptera sp.)
Vyne Park, Hampshire
James Meikle  simple  profile profile
11/05/17 (uploaded 12/05/17)

Can anyone identify this for me please? About 1/2 inch long and walking on low shrub in open country.
Equipment: Canon.
Coleoptera sp.
gull sp. (Larus)
Kinneil Lagoon, Forth
Andrew Muirhead  simple  profile profile
26/04/17 (uploaded 26/04/17)

Not sure of this ID, and it's a poor photo.
<i>Larus</i>
Greenbottle sp. (Calliphoridae)
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Doug Kelson  simple  profile profile
15/04/17 (uploaded 17/04/17)

King Lear: "The wren goes to ’t, and the small gilded fly does lecher in my sight. Let copulation thrive..." The "dusty" appearance is pollen from flowers they had been visiting. Kind of appropriate.
Equipment: Nikon Coolpix P900.
Calliphoridae
Leafhopper sp. (Cicadellidae)
Greenham Common, Berkshire
Doug Kelson  simple  profile profile
02/04/17 (uploaded 06/04/17)

Nymph of Cicadellidae sp. on surface film. The male Palmate Newt is incidental.
Equipment: Nikon Coolpix P900.
Cicadellidae
Chironomid midge sp. (Chironomidae)
Woolhampton GPs, Berkshire
Doug Kelson  simple  profile profile
02/04/17 (uploaded 04/04/17)

Equipment: Nikon Coolpix P900.
Chironomidae
Aythya sp.
London Wetland Centre WWT, Greater London
Tom Hines  website website  simple  profile profile
25/03/17 (uploaded 30/03/17)

Probably Tufted x Pochard, although displaying like male Pochard - how does that work?!
<i>Aythya</i>
Apoidea sp.
Langford Lakes, Wiltshire
Mike Trew  simple  profile profile
19/03/17 (uploaded 22/03/17)

Unable to identify this bee species which I have never previously seen.
Apoidea sp.
Aythya sp.
Langford Lakes, Wiltshire
Mike Trew  simple  profile profile
17/03/17 (uploaded 17/03/17)

Tufted Duck/Scaup hybrid
<i>Aythya</i>
dabbling duck sp. (Anatinae)
Adgestone, Isle of Wight
Robert Belcher  simple  profile profile
01/03/17 (uploaded 01/03/17)

Equipment: Nikon.
Anatinae

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brown butterfly sp.
brown butterfly sp.
Thailand
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gull sp.
gull sp.
Northumb
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Orphean warbler sp.
Orphean warbler sp.
Shetland
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Orphean warbler sp.
Orphean warbler sp.
Shetland
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Orphean warbler sp.
Shetland
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louse fly sp.
louse fly sp.
Berks
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beetle sp.
beetle sp.
Cumbria
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Empidonax sp.
Empidonax sp.
Norway
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Empidonax sp.
Empidonax sp.
Norway
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Hymenoptera sp.
Hymenoptera sp.
S Yorks
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odonate sp.
odonate sp.
Italy
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Acari sp.
Acari sp.
Hants
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mayfly sp.
mayfly sp.
Lincs
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mayfly sp.
mayfly sp.
Berks
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jewel bug sp.
jewel bug sp.
India
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Heteroptera sp.
Heteroptera sp.
Clyde
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Heteroptera sp.
Heteroptera sp.
Clyde
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fly sp.
fly sp.
Clyde
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weevil sp.
weevil sp.
Suffolk
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grasshopper sp.
grasshopper sp.
Suffolk
30/07/16 Show thumbnail functions
fly sp.
fly sp.
Clyde
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moth sp.
moth sp.
Suffolk
26/07/16 Show thumbnail functions
moth sp.
moth sp.
Suffolk
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swift sp.
swift sp.
Norfolk
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sawfly sp.
sawfly sp.
Clyde
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