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Images Dated 2010 December

Choose from 357 pictures in our Images Dated 2010 December collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.

Bee Orchid, Ophrys apifera Featured December Image

Bee Orchid, Ophrys apifera

Bee Orchid, Ophrys apifera - close up of flowerhead showing hanging pollinia, Monkton Chalkpit Nature Reserve, Kent
flower shape and colour thought to mimic shape and colour of the solitary bee to attract this pollinator but mostly
self pollinating in UK, perennial, favours dry grassland, usually on chalky soils, Pollenia held above flower with packets of pollen, drop down to pollinate stigma of own flower

Killer whales hunting seals on beach Featured December Image

Killer whales hunting seals on beach

Killer whale, Orca.Orcinus orca.The adult male known as "MEL", 45 to 50 years old when these images were taken (March 2006), hunting South American Sea lion pups on a beach at Punta Norte, Valdes Peninsula, Province Chubut, Patagonia, Argentina. Intentional stranding is a unique hunting strategy of the small population of Orcas in northern Patagonia. The sunset colors are reflected on Mel's wet skin.
For personal display use only and not for reproduction

© Francois Gohier Ecoscene VWPics For personal display use only and not for reproduction

Ribwort plantain, Plantago lanceolata Featured December Image

Ribwort plantain, Plantago lanceolata

Ribwort plantain, Plantago lanceolata, Deptford, South London flower spike. This common plantain has dark green, narrow lance-shaped leaves that form rosettes. The deep veins visible on the leaves have earned the species the name

Floral, Flower, Plant, Plant Kingdom Flower