This image was taken at Stoke Camp Nature Reserve in Somerset in the early afternoon on the 4th June 2012.

The conditions were perfect for a bit of macro photography, something I would not normally consider in the afternoon, however with virtually no wind, cool temperatures and cloud, I managed to find a few of these beetles, when the sun did come out, there were hundreds of them flying about and they seemed to appear from nowhere, yet when the sun went in you they all disappeared and you really had to look to see them in the grass!

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