Monday, July 21, 2008

Where it all begins...or ends

Photo by Peter Post
Peter Post, a great Central Park birder and butterfly lover sent me the photo above and wrote:


Yesterday, I found a Black Swallowtail laying eggs near the Maintenance Meadow. I went home, got my specialized close-up camera equipment, and returned to photograph the eggs. I thought you might be interested in seeing it.
By the way the life size of the egg is about one millimeter.


PS from Marie:One millimeter is less than four hundredths of an inch

PPS- And here's the butterfly: