In reply to Noisette:
Oh well I've just spotted the new reduced size for photos (320 x 240) so will try this from this morning
EDIT Can hardly see the photo even when it's clicked on ! Big disappointement!
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
Can see it fine & well on my tablet H, expands to fit 10"x8" screen! Have had Chestnuts this year but don't recognise that name?
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In reply to WendyBartter:
It's one you don't get (yet) but is slowly moving north. No English name . Glad it works on your tablet, I just get the standard size on the computer. Oh well, I'll post some more later, just for you! LOL
Gee thanks H, missing the moths already!
At long last I have read Jean-Henri's experiments with Great Peacock moths .... how very interesting!
Sorry Wendy, your post got lost on the forum!! I loved his writing style & as you say, very interesting. There are other stories on the same link but I haven't got around to reading them yet.
I had 2 traps last night as it was dryish & warmish!
At home I had 6 species including a rather worn "Gem"
& then went off to empty the other & found around 30 moths of 9 species. My favorite was the December Moth which was my reason for putting the trap in the woods
a Feathered Thorn
loads of Mottled Umber
& I'll put the rest on if this lot works. Fingers crossed!
Piece of cake !LOL Photos a bit big though.
Also had a Green Brindled Crescent
thats a better size 650-0
& a Sprawler
That's the best of them!
Has worked fine H ... super envious of your December Moth, one I really wanted to see ''live' but no traps here for a while as some really dodgy weather! Wet again tonight! Grrrrrrrr
Yes last night was my "window" of opportunity, weather not too good here either.
Yep, the December moth does look a fine moth.
In reply to Nigel O:
Thanks Nigel, it's not a big moth but has lovely colours & markings & if you're doing a live trap they come hurtling in at speed quite early on & are very impressive.
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