A Baby Spicebush Swallowtail

By taggart  
A Baby Spicebush Swallowtail

Excitement here--- I found 6 hungry caterpillars destroying my parsley---tried to photograph them, but they were good at almost hiding!

Thank you to MOIRA for her UA for "The Joint."

Tags: Photo journalism Butterfly Caterpillar Specialist and abstract Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Humour and fun

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Comments


Superb capture-great detail!
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Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2013 11:53PM
Wonderful image Jenn - such a gorgeous caterpillar.
I absolutely love parsley too.
KateGrinGrinGrin
Fabulous macro capture with nice details , love it !
Chen
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
3 Oct 2013 11:57PM
The colours and composition work to make this an excellent capture Jenn.

Regards

Trev.
3 Oct 2013 11:57PM
Great shot - and all you had to pay the model was parsley! Smile
mikbee Plus
10 3 8 Scotland
3 Oct 2013 11:58PM
Like its markings here Jenn.
Good shot.
Mick.
tonyguitar Plus
5 61 37 Canada
4 Oct 2013 12:24AM
Wow! What a beautiful design in nature and pure eye candy to see. You presented
this treat perfectly! TG
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
4 Oct 2013 12:25AM
Great capture of this wonderful creature.......Sandy
4 Oct 2013 1:20AM
Wonderful and great capture,Jenn,very well done,
saeid
TyChee Plus
13 275 1 United States
4 Oct 2013 3:41AM
He has a really good grip there.Smile Great capture.
Ty
4 Oct 2013 4:22AM
A true beauty in the making Smile Great image this Jenn !!
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
4 Oct 2013 5:40AM
A lovely variation of green tones

Peter
4 Oct 2013 5:40AM
Nice details and good dof. It looks very cute. God is great
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
4 Oct 2013 6:26AM
Excellent, Jenn. Wonderful colours and compo.
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 7:11AM
Beautiful.
4 Oct 2013 7:55AM
Chubby
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
4 Oct 2013 8:00AM
Superb detail again, Jenn, and such an interesting subject.
Ronnie.
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
4 Oct 2013 8:01AM
Amazing and beautiful macro image.

Albert
4 Oct 2013 8:26AM
Excellent capture of this gorgeous little critter Smile

Lavina
Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
4 Oct 2013 8:31AM
Superb image Jennn. What a beautiful and colourful creature.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 9:02AM
Looks a big beastie, with warning markings - a great imageSmile
EMJAYCEE Plus
8 10 10 England
4 Oct 2013 9:07AM
Love the detail of the way he is clinging to the parsley - super image as ever.
Joan.
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 9:30AM
Beautiful capture Smile

Eileen
FeatherFriend Plus
10 38 217 England
4 Oct 2013 11:17AM
Superb detail where it matters most Jenn, a little beauty,
Geoff.
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 11:36AM
Excellent macro shot Jenn - hope they left some parsley for you WinkWink
Helen
boov Plus
5 2 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 12:15PM
Fabulous...
SlowSong Plus
9 7.2k 30 England
4 Oct 2013 12:22PM
Am impressive beast. Smile
Stunning capture!
George
Straight out of the pages of Alice in Wonderland.

Just needs a Hookah to smoke GrinWink

P.
4 Oct 2013 6:24PM
Wow, this is a great shot.

Myra
jasonrwl Plus
7 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 6:32PM
Wonderful Jenn - that Tamron again - I'm definitely leaning that way looking at these GrinGrin
Jason
This is a stunningly beautiful macro Jennn! This is undoubtedly my favorite!Smile
In response to your comment: Yes, I caught not only a cold, but also some good fishes!Wink
Regards Valery
4 Oct 2013 7:40PM
A beautiful creature Jenn and the parsley makes such a good background.

Phil.
ColleenA Plus
5 350 5 Australia
4 Oct 2013 7:44PM
He sure looks like he is trying to hide from you, obviously enjoying the parley...a superb capture
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
4 Oct 2013 8:08PM
Superb Jennn - love its grip on the stem.
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
4 Oct 2013 11:08PM
A marvellous piece of macrowork Jenn, just what we've come to expect from you
5 Oct 2013 1:14AM
Lovely, I particularly like the softness of the edges. We can only focus on the caterpillar.
They are amazingly beautiful.
M
ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
5 Oct 2013 9:48AM
What...a stunning...capture!!!

Utterly dreamy capture, Jennnn.

Bravo Smile

Andrew
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 12:13PM
Pin sharp shot!
Beautiful subject and colous... IB
Beautiful composition
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
8 Oct 2013 3:24AM
Wow, Jenn. What an amazing shot. I guess the swallowtails keep moving on photographers no matter what stage (or state) they are in.
-=\Walter
9 Oct 2013 1:29AM
Excellent macro shot , Jenn.......GrinGrinGrin
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 10:29AM
I can't think of any other comment than: WOW!
Johanna

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