Hi All, I took an executive decision & decided to amalgamate the Butterfly & Moth threads which may make it easier to find if it's used more!
These are the old threads from 2019 Beautiful butterflies https://community.rspb.org.uk/wildlife/f/all-creatures/200195/beautiful-butterflies-2019#pifragment-4285=1
& Mostly Moths https://community.rspb.org.uk/wildlife/f/all-creatures/198118/mostly-moths-2019/1273216#pifragment-4285=1
To start us off here are a few from the recent traps & wine rope,
this is a lovely Satelite from the 8th january
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
I had to dash off to do dinner so here are a few more early moths
I did a trap on New Years eve, so this was the first of the year, a Pearly Underwing
another from the 8th, a Buttoned Snout
& a Many-lined from this morning
11 species so far this year, so a good start, but it's been quite mild, even been out digging weeds from the veggie plot.
Look what I got for my birthday - my dear friends who clubbed together to get it for me were slightly puzzled by my choice of gift. I just need the weather to improve
2013 photos & vids here
eff37 on Flickr
And then from yours to ours H, grrr At least it's not due to last all that long!
In reply to Noisette:
Hazel C said:today was like march, sunny & 16°C
Now you're just making us jealous!!! Still under a deluge of wind and rain here
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