Minor success but lovely specimens ...
male Muslin Moth x 2
male Waved Umber
Here is my male Emperor, a bit damaged on one wing ... let him go!
Now I have first incumbent of the year ... a caterpillar found in my cold frame ... still to be ID'd
Seems quite content on a bed of Dandelion leaves
2013 photos & vids here
eff37 on Flickr
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
I used to see the Cinnibar at my local reserve which is sadly closed for the duration! I had a caterpillar to rear one year courtesy of a dear friend ( you know who you are), called him Jacob but he escaped & never did find him ... the caterpillar that is! Lol
Lovely moths Wendy, will have a quick look for your caterpillar later, it's looks vaguely familier. Our weather has perked up again & so out with the camera the last few days (well for an hour).
A lovely fresh Swallowtail
& a Painted lady in the garden
Keep safe all. We'll be allowed out from monday but won't be meeting up with pals for a long time, will be nice to go bird-watching & moth trapping in the woods again though.
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
In reply to Noisette:
In reply to WendyBartter:
Lovely photos Wendy
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Lovely photos Hazel
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