1 On this gloriously sunny day we went to visit friends for a Pool Party! The sun lit up the surface of the water and made a lovely turtle shaped shadow.
2 There was a nest of swallows in their shed and the babies were just getting ready to fly. Just before we arrived there were five babies lined up on the beam. When we went in to look, one little baby was clinging to the wall and another was still in the nest but all the others seemed to have flown out into the sunshine to join their parents.
3 Some very beautiful and voracious Mullein Moth caterpillars were devouring Scrophularia nodosa – there was hardly a leaf to be seen, just a few flowers left. There were at least a dozen on each plant, very busily munching away.
July 13, 2013 at 11:34 am
Beautiful picture of the caterpillars!
July 11, 2013 at 2:43 pm
Such beautiful caterpillars.
July 11, 2013 at 1:19 pm
Not sure that I like the caterpillars…but, they are so colorful!…
saw lots of Swallows in Gatlinburg TN… under a bridge… when we were rafting…
July 11, 2013 at 1:07 pm
A nice photographic combination my
friend and the floating turtle looks fun 🙂
Have a superb start to your Thursday
and be good, just like me 🙂
July 11, 2013 at 11:13 am
That turtle has the right idea…….heading straight for the pool.
July 10, 2013 at 11:59 pm
What wonderful caterpillars…and a darling little anxious swallow !!!
July 10, 2013 at 8:47 pm
I love that photo of the caterpillars. LIfe’s rich pageant!
July 13, 2013 at 8:59 am
I’m checking spam every day now and have had to unspam you and others! 🙂
Choc Chip Uru
July 10, 2013 at 8:45 pm
Haha for a minute I thought that was a real turtle 😛