Orchard Swallowtail Caterpillar 2 by Vanessa Barklay

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Macro of the head of an Orchard Swallowtail Caterpillar that will turn into the beautiful Orchard Swallowtail Butterfly.

On Guard – Orchard Swallowtail

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Far Nth Queensland, Australia
Super macro with Canon powerShot A480
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Vanessa Barklay is RavenMadd, accomplished digital artist who has sold work on and off Red Bubble, lives in Far Nth Queensland, Australia – specializing in Fantasy, Mythology, History and Space inspired artworks.

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  • gabbielizzie
    gabbielizzieover 3 years ago

    I liked this so much… Guess what?


  • Wow, gabbie, thank you so very much Insects, Bugs & Creepy Crawlies!! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • stephaniek
    stephaniekover 3 years ago

    So excellent Vanessa………nice work!! ;-))

  • Thanks steph, just got some more shots of them today lol :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • greenstone
    greenstoneover 3 years ago

    superb shot dear V!!!

  • Glad you enjoyed it g!! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 3 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful feature, amazing work and well earned.

  • Thanks Andrea! My wishing must have paid off after wanting to see this after seeing your transformation images, couldn’t believe my eyes! I believe these will stay on this tree so I should be able to watch the whole process (if I’m lucky!) :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • Paul Campbell  Photography
    Paul Campbell ...over 3 years ago

    Excellent work Vanessa. Good luck with following the transformation.

  • Thanks so much for enjoying this mate! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenover 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture!!!! Congrats on your feature :-)

  • Thanks so much Carol, glad you enjoyed it! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • Kim McClain Gregal
    Kim McClain Gr...over 3 years ago

    Wow! Excellent!

  • It’s really pretty colours, thanks for checking it out Kim! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

  • Vanessa Barklay
    Vanessa Barklayover 3 years ago

  • Gabrielle  Lees
    Gabrielle Leesabout 3 years ago

    That is one cool looking fat cater bug! :) Love it!

    Gabe :)

  • Hi Gabe and thanks so much for your cool comment, glad you enjoyed it! :O)

    – Vanessa Barklay

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