The first of the Emperors has emerged

Post your blogs here to be a BBC Wildlife Local Patch Reporter

The first of the Emperors has emerged

Postby StuartRae » Sat Feb 10, 2018 10:40 pm

T Emp emerge w-1.jpg
T Emp emerge w-1.jpg (38.75 KiB) Viewed 148 times

The first of the Tailed Emperor butterflies has emerged in our garden in Canberra.

It took 19 days to metamorphose in the chrysalis and only about an hour to clamber out and stretch its wings open. But, I missed the exact moment as I had to re-charge my camera. There are still two more chrysalides on the tree so I hope to catch one of them merging on time-lapse.

http://stuartrae.blogspot.com.au/2018/0 ... ailed.html

Now, what else is happening in our gardens...

Stuart
StuartRae
 
Posts: 108
Joined: Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:44 am

Return to Local Patch Reporters

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: kelatoinkrin and 3 guests

cron