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Soldier Beetle caught by Whitethroat

Observed: 16th June 2013 By: rstewartbrstewartb’s reputation in Invertebratesrstewartb’s reputation in Invertebratesrstewartb’s reputation in Invertebrates
Whitethroat
Whitethroat
Description:

Any ideas?

Identifications
Species interactions

Species with which Soldier beetle (Cantharis) interacts

Comments

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Cantharid Supper

Its a beetle long electrya Canthariis hint of a brown mark toward head ?? Its a goner

Diet According to the BTO

Mainly insects, esp. beetles and bugsHemiptera), fruit in autumn

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darob57's picture

Dinner

No doubt a good meal for one of the young in the nest.

Think there is a hint of a dark mark on thorax in second photo.
Great couple of photos anyway.

Dave