Que Sera

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

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

Tags: General Butterfly Caterpillar Close up Wildlife and nature

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Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
27 May 2013 9:33AM
I have no idea Smile A lovely capture of this handsome hairy worm though Smile

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KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
27 May 2013 9:33AM
A beautifully caught caterpillar of The Drinker moth. Lovely colours and details! Smile
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
27 May 2013 9:34AM
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
johnke 5 223 15
27 May 2013 9:42AM
Sorry no idea, but its a beautiful specimen...John
NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
27 May 2013 9:43AM
It will turn into a big hairy monster...........that's all I know.................GrinGrinGrinGrin
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 9:45AM
Makes for a pretty piccy
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 9:50AM
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

KingBee Plus
12 529 2 Scotland
27 May 2013 10:08AM
Sunny? Wot's that? Wink Excellent close-up. Don't know what it is, though.


fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
27 May 2013 10:14AM
A fine macro shot Chris.

27 May 2013 10:28AM
Supr macro image
Regards Brian
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 11:20AM
Beautiful little creature! Great colours and details. IB
Term 12 86 9 England
27 May 2013 11:29AM
great colour and detail
27 May 2013 11:55AM
How do they turn into a butterfly ?
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 12:04PM
Great shot - look forward to the moth versionSmile
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
27 May 2013 1:24PM
Sharp detail and close with that zoom, Chris. Lots of drinkers out your way are there? TongueGrin

nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
27 May 2013 3:21PM
Gives me the itch, but it's a great shot and as you say, que sera, sera..
saltireblue Plus
8 8.1k 33 Norway
27 May 2013 3:56PM
Which end is which, Chris?Wink
Very nicely captured. My brother used to work for Caterpillar...sorrySmile

rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
27 May 2013 3:58PM
Tussock Moth perhaps Chris, although opinion is a Drinker ( very similar ) Great shot.
27 May 2013 4:25PM
a beautiful specimen

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

bricurtis 12 2.2k 49 England
27 May 2013 5:07PM
You captured its colours beautifully Chris - definitely a Drinker.Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
27 May 2013 5:07PM
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
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 8:35PM
Nice one Chris... great detail and the colours are fab
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 9:53PM
certainly got your ID there Chris
and a beauty of an image too

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