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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  3 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 94507 forum postsKarenFB vcard England165 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 9:33 AM

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

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 75305 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 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  2223 forum posts South Africa15 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 9:42 AM

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

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3281 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 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 Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 9:45 AM

Makes for a pretty piccy

franken
franken Plus Member 123583 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 Plus Member 9429 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 Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 10:14 AM

A fine macro shot Chris.

Albert

brian17302
brian17302 Plus Member 3brian17302 vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 10:28 AM

Supr macro image
Regards Brian

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
27 May 2013 - 11:20 AM

Beautiful little creature! Great colours and details. IB

Term
Term  986 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 11:29 AM

great colour and detail

prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 11:55 AM

How do they turn into a butterfly ?

CaroleS
CaroleS  5258 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 12:04 PM

Great shot - look forward to the moth versionSmile

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51390 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 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 Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 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 54991 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway29 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 Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 3:58 PM

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

ChristineD
27 May 2013 - 4:25 PM

a beautiful specimen

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

Christine

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 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 Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 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 Plus Member 485 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 8:35 PM

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

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian 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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