23/02/11 'The Wrong leaf'- My first caterpillar spot of the year and it wasn't difficult to find! I was taking photos of the bright green buds bursting through last year's Hydrangea flowers when I found this little bug, very surprised it had not been snaffled by a hungry robin.
Thanks for the comments on yesterday's close up of moss, I have discovered my images seem sharper by switching off image stabilisation & D range. I tried flash for this shot but felt it detracted although helped the low light conditions http://nixpix.me/Nature/Insects/13303824_o53ww#1196243304_KAob8
Green caterpillarHydrangeaspringKerry Nix, from
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