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Anyone know what this caterpillar will turn into? Found it yesterday at our local nature reserve.
Another happy, sunny day here in London. Hurray!
Smile

PS: Thank you Karen. She's identified it as a Drinker Moth caterpillar. Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:18-270mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:26 May 2013 - 10:40 AM
Focal Length:219mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.2
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:+2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Que Sera
Username:SlowSong SlowSong
Uploaded:27 May 2013 - 9:29 AM
Tags:Butterfly, Caterpillar, Close up, General, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

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Hermanus
Hermanus  1 South Africa
27 May 2013 - 9:33 AM

I have no idea Smile A lovely capture of this handsome hairy worm though Smile

KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 74167 forum postsKarenFB vcard England160 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 9:33 AM

A beautifully caught caterpillar of The Drinker moth. Lovely colours and details! Smile

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 53989 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 9:34 AM

Oooh, never heard of that one Karen. Will look it up. Thank you. Smile

Back - Golly, never thought it would look like that. Rather handsome. Smile

Last Modified By SlowSong at 27 May 2013 - 9:35 AM
johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 9:42 AM

Sorry no idea, but its a beautiful specimen...John

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 9:43 AM

It will turn into a big hairy monster...........that's all I know.................GrinGrinGrinGrin

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 9:45 AM

Makes for a pretty piccy

franken
franken e2 Member 112913 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 9:50 AM

Very nice. no idea what it will turn into though.

Nice and sunny in the Vale of Glamorgan at the moment but it won't last apparently!Sad

Ken

KingBee
KingBee e2 Member 7323 forum postsKingBee vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 10:08 AM

Sunny? Wot's that? Wink Excellent close-up. Don't know what it is, though.

Regards.

Bob

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 10:14 AM

A fine macro shot Chris.

Albert

brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 10:28 AM

Supr macro image
Regards Brian

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
27 May 2013 - 11:20 AM

Beautiful little creature! Great colours and details. IB

Term
Term  885 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 11:29 AM

great colour and detail

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 11:55 AM

How do they turn into a butterfly ?

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 12:04 PM

Great shot - look forward to the moth versionSmile

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 1:24 PM

Sharp detail and close with that zoom, Chris. Lots of drinkers out your way are there? TongueGrin

Dave

nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 3:21 PM

Gives me the itch, but it's a great shot and as you say, que sera, sera..

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 33366 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway22 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 3:56 PM

Which end is which, Chris?Wink
Very nicely captured. My brother used to work for Caterpillar...sorrySmile

Malc

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 3:58 PM

Tussock Moth perhaps Chris, although opinion is a Drinker ( very similar ) Great shot.
Ron.

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
27 May 2013 - 4:25 PM

a beautiful specimen

Thank you for the UA award, it is greatly appreciated.

Christine

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81873 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 5:07 PM

You captured its colours beautifully Chris - definitely a Drinker.Smile
Brian.

Last Modified By bricurtis at 27 May 2013 - 5:11 PM
TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 5:07 PM

I can remember finding and playing with hairy caterpillars like these when I were a lad! A fine close-up of this beautifully marked chap, Chris Smile
Trev Smile

Last Modified By TrevBatWCC at 27 May 2013 - 5:07 PM
marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 8:35 PM

Nice one Chris... great detail and the colours are fab

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 9:53 PM

certainly got your ID there Chris
and a beauty of an image too
Lillian

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