Butterflies, Moths and Assorted Insects...

Distinctly Average

EOS M6 Mark II
Sep 30, 2021
Few days ago my wife started complaining that something is eating hers precious lemons on the lanai (she is growing them from seeds and they are ~10-25cm tall so far). And she found the perpetrator but I didn't have the time to take a photo of it's original shape/colors. The ID was very easy - we have just one species of Swallowtail in Hawaii: Papilio xhuthus. Just one day later it changed it's skin (obviously the 4th change when they get green and somewhat different shape: before that they are looking like bird poops :) - you can find photos on the Internet!).
Not really good shot (after work, low light in windy weather...) but the caterpillar is really nice!
Stunning caterpillar. Nicely shot.
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Aug 29, 2020
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Gasteruption in flight
R5 with Sigma 105mm + 1,4x TC = 147mm @ 1/2500s, f/7.1, Iso 2000

I really like the tracking of the R5!:love: