Caption - Mothballing

Welcome to Monday Photo Captions!

Enjoy the captions contributed by fellow bloggers and leave yours for the last two photos.
Selected ones will be posted next Monday with links to your blogs.

For those who are keen to know, the bigger insect below is a hornet while the smaller one is a moth.
They were both drinking nectar from the longan flowers harmoniously.
No bloodshed was found at the scene.

Stewart M : My biology teacher told that me a wasp mimic would keep me safe - I have a feeling he got it wrong!

Bananaz : What else can you do beside mothballing?

Bom : Oof! I need to lose weight. So much easier to get to the top when you are small and light.

One : Strangely, the pairing of orange and black dominates the runway these days.

Thank you to all who contributed to the captions.

Send in your captions for the last two images by this week.
All comments are welcomed too.
May you have a joyful week ahead!


  1. Fabulous shots! I especially love the blackbirds all looking in the same direction. Although the next one where they are all looking in different directions cracks me up.

  2. Pixz#2: Bird's eye view of a marriage mediation.

  3. Get out of here right NOW! We do NOT want to be put into a pie!

    Wonderful captures. Seeing the birds on that branch and being black, I immediately thought of this old nursery rhyme....

    Sing a song of sixpence,
    A pocket full of rye.
    Four and twenty blackbirds,
    Baked in a pie.
    When the pie was opened,
    The birds began to sing;
    Wasn't that a dainty dish,
    To set before the king?
    The king was in his counting house,
    Counting out his money;
    The queen was in the parlour,
    Eating bread and honey.
    The maid was in the garden,
    Hanging out the clothes;
    When down came a blackbird
    And pecked off her nose.

  4. These are all great images. It's amazing how the two insects can share and get along so well.

  5. One - you are really very good in finding things like these! I wonder why that other bird is there without his flock. Maybe you crop it the way you want it, hahaha! But my mind is not so fertile today for the captions.

  6. Great captures but my mind doesn't seem to work today and I can't think of a good caption. :)

    Have a fabulous week.

    Juicy Sweet Orange
    Meatball Spaghetti

  7. Oh, terrific captures!

  8. Great shot of the birds and insects. Hope you are well and have a good week.

  9. "There is nothing really good up there. I have been fooled!"

    All the birds in the second picture thinking the same.

  10. Woof!
    But I love captions:

    "Tweet! Here in Birdland, Rudolph has red eyes and black shiny coat! And if you ever saw him you would even say it glows!"

    nya nya nya

  11. wow....Your pictures are soooo beautiful, my compliments for this photo work ..
    Greetings Karin

  12. Hi there - thanks for the link!

    Nice pictures of the birds!

    Caption for the first image:

    Green bird: OK, so I came in the wrong clothes, but at least I don’t have custard on my mouth!

    Cheer - Stewart M

  13. Beautiful photos...all four of them. Scary top two...but the bottom two, well...I see a bit of comedy here so my caption is

    1st one: He's not MY son!! Is he yours?

    2nd one: That does it...I'm leaving this place. See ya 'round.

    My Monday Post is: Holiday Golden Flame

    Happy Monday...have a great week ahead.

  14. Pretty black bird photos, but I too am at a loss for captioning them. Usually they have more babies, was this guy just a late bloomer?

  15. These are great!
    #2~~"What goes up, must come down!"

    Thank you so much for sharing today at The Creative Exchange.

    Have a wonderful day!


  16. #1)"What's up Doc?"
    #2)" Looking high, looking low!"

    Happy week to you:)

  17. such a wonderful collection of photos!

  18. These are great shots!

  19. Good pictures. They really are curious with such red eyes.

  20. What amazing shots! (Although that hornet scared me a bit...)

  21. Love those shots.

    a.) Can anyone play?

    b.) OK you bully,play by yourself then!

  22. Stunning shots!! I love the first one too. It's difficult to get so many insects or birds in a single shot but you do it effortlessly!!

  23. Awesome shots, especially the first one with Bokeh:D

  24. the first shot is wonderfully captured. great timing.

  25. nice caption, I specially love the first photo.

  26. Pixz#1: Put your beak in the air! Simple Simon says.

    One, have fun with the song below..~;).

    I'd like to play a game,
    That is so much fun,
    And it's not so very hard to do,
    The name of the game is..
    Simple Simon Says

  27. "I... must... resist looking at the sun..."
    "Look away John! Look away!"

  28. A wonderful series of images... I have just had a lovely browse around your blog.

  29. Great sequence!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  30. Wonderful photos, I always enjoy the birds.

  31. The bug shot is a revelation. Beyond words.
    Anyone seen my cell phone?

  32. What did you put on this bug? Something is turning my eyes red.

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie’s Guide to Adventurous Travel

  33. I love all the captions that have been left..I am not good at stuff like that..but I love the photos...

  34. Wonderful images as usual!
    Love the wasp. And the birds with red eyes are brilliant!

  35. Beautiful shots!

    'Wow, those are some amazing Christmas lights!'
    'Too bright! Too bright! Now I can't see!'

  36. tQ Genie for bringing back the good times with..

    Sing a song of sixpence,
    A pocket full of rye...haha

  37. I am stumped for a caption. What amazing red eyes these birds have. They definitely seem to be watching something very carefully.

  38. So nice to see birds of different feathers flocking together. Good to know that they won't end up 'baked in a pie' :>)

  39. wow! amazing pictures of the birds :-) great shots, loved them all :-) Dropping some late love for MYM, hope that you can return the favor too.


  40. The moth is pretty and colourful wings.

  41. Thanks for your visit....I could snot resist adding the nursery rhyme. Before becoming a middle school English teacher, I taught kindergarten. I am that age at heart. genie

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