Monday, 27 June 2016

Cuckoo Spit

Cuckoo spit

Blobs of white frothy liquid appear on plants in late spring at a time when the familiar call of cuckoos can be heard. The nymphs of the Common Froghopper create and live inside the froth.

Common Froghopper - Philaenus spumarius. Nikon D7200 f11 100mm 1/160 ISO 180