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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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
9 4.6k 167 England
27 May 2013 9:33AM
A beautifully caught caterpillar of The Drinker moth. Lovely colours and details! Smile
SlowSong Plus
7 5.8k 29 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 Plus
3 223 15
27 May 2013 9:42AM
Sorry no idea, but its a beautiful specimen...John
27 May 2013 9:43AM
It will turn into a big hairy monster...........that's all I know.................GrinGrinGrinGrin
27 May 2013 9:45AM
Makes for a pretty piccy
franken Plus
13 3.7k 4 Wales
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
9 442 2 Scotland
27 May 2013 10:08AM
Sunny? Wot's that? Wink Excellent close-up. Don't know what it is, though.


fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
27 May 2013 10:14AM
A fine macro shot Chris.

27 May 2013 10:28AM
Supr macro image
Regards Brian
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 11:20AM
Beautiful little creature! Great colours and details. IB
Term Plus
10 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
5 361 3 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 12:04PM
Great shot - look forward to the moth versionSmile
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 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
7 15 9 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
5 5.4k 31 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
12 8 7 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 Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
27 May 2013 5:07PM
You captured its colours beautifully Chris - definitely a Drinker.Smile
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
5 85 14 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 8:35PM
Nice one Chris... great detail and the colours are fab
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 9:53PM
certainly got your ID there Chris
and a beauty of an image too

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