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    Caterpillar

    Saw this fella in the garden this morning think it's an Elephant Hawk moth caterpillar

    Caterpillar by Alex, on Flickr
    Alex

    EOS 5D Mk 1V EOS 7D Mk ii Lenses EFS 18-55mm EFS 55-250mm EF 50mm 24-105mm Sigma EX 70-200 Sigma 150-600c

    #2
    Nice capture
    Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way

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      #3
      Well captured, bit of an ugly brute though.

      Bill
      7D, 400D, EF-S 15-85 f3.5/5.6, EF 100 f2.8 USM macro, Sigma 10-20 f4/5.6, Sigma 70-300 f4/5.6 APO, Sigma 50 f1.4, EF 28-90, EF 90-300, Sigma 150-600C, 430 EXll, Yongnuo 568 EX ll, Yongnuo Triggers, Yongnuo YN14-EX Ring Flash

      Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/94610707@N05/

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        #4
        Nice shot, Yes Elephant Hawk Moth Caterpillar, Brown version, they also come in Green! but quite rare. Was it near Rosebay Willowherb (Fireweed) or Fuchsia two of their favourite food plants
        Trev

        Equipment - According to the wife more than a Camera Shop got

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        https://www.flickr.com/photos/trevb2639/

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          #5
          Thanks Guys the wife has some planters filled with fuchsias so I guess it has been feeding on them
          Alex

          EOS 5D Mk 1V EOS 7D Mk ii Lenses EFS 18-55mm EFS 55-250mm EF 50mm 24-105mm Sigma EX 70-200 Sigma 150-600c

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            #6
            Nice photo.

            It really stands out against the green grass.
            Railway Photos - Steam Train Photos

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              #7
              Nice one
              Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way

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                #8
                Well spotted and captured Alex - they really are quite monstrous aren't they!
                John Liddle

                Backwell, North Somerset - "Where the cider apples grow"

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