Closeup of a Kingfishers wing feathers. It sadly lost its life after flying into a cottage window in mid december, and was brought round to me to take any photos before it was buried in their garden. Here you can see how the colours change with the light . It was photographed outside in morning light. Thanks to Olly for lending me his 90mm Tamron Macro lens.
Hickory Horned Devil. The caterpillars molt 5 times. Each instant is different, but on their sixth & final instant they become a bright green color, w/ huge, black-tipped red horns, earning them their common name 'hickory horned devils' - they can grow up to 5.9 in long