* E-M1 Mk. II
* Olympus 300 mm f4 Pro + 2 x Teleconverter
* F 8, 1/100 s
* ISO 400

A not so common Cantharis paradoxa (16 mm) taking flight.

This species of the soldier beetle family has no common name.

@asiniy While causing a burning sensation, hot chilli fruits are perfectly edible and not poisonous.
The variety name 'Black Scorpion Tongue' hints at the colour, spiciness, and shape of the fruit.

@Holger Der eigentliche Kostenfaktor werden die dann viel größeren Objektive sein. Wenn man dann auch noch den gleichen Zoombereich abdecken will, wird das dann ganz schnell sehr schwer und teuer.

Let's All Welcome @truecolour to the community 

@ambassador You're a tad late, bot, but thanks anyway.

@c0c0bird Ziemlich sicher ein weiblicher Neuntöter. Juvenile haben einen hellen Unterschnabel.
Ich empfehle als Bestimmungsbuch "Der neue Kosmos-Vogelführer", er hat von allen mir bekannten die genauesten Abbildungen.

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