This beautiful green beetle is a member of the Meloidae family, and it name is Lytta vesicatoria (Linnaeus, 1758). Known as "Spanish fly", since Hipocrates till the very first years of last century, was used to produce "cantarida", an vesicant substance (the origin of it scientific name), to treat some dermic affections.
At the peak of salmon spawning, when there is usually a glut of fish to feed on, bears may eat only the most nutritious parts of the salmon (eggs and head) and leave the rest to the scavenging gulls. The red blob oozing from the salmon in the picture are the eggs.
Midnight strikes approach the Perth coastline last week. The metro area was under a storm forecast for an unusually high 5 days straight. @pentaxaustralia 645z + PENTAX-DA645 28-45mm f/4.5 ED AW SR Lens .