The Lackey Moth (Caterpillar)
Prior to our fab food at the Crab & Lobster in Sidlesham we had a walk at Pagham Harbour.
The stand out birds were the swifts racing around the sky, and a Reed Bunting singing away whilst perched on a small bush.
Our overgrown path was hardly befitting such a famous reserve, but in amongst the greenery I came across this remarkable caterpillar.
I took the photo on 30th June, at some stage this month it will stop munching, pupate, and if all goes well become a Lackey Moth.
Expect to see him flying some time this month!