In reply to WendyBartter:
Here's a moth I've found on my window this morning - around 2cm
2013 photos & vids here
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Overnight trap threw up a total of SEVEN male Muslin Moths!!!! Plus this beauty which I think is The Lychnis
BBYU caterpillar eating & pooing well & a new incumbent in the form of a brown pupa which neighbour dug up whilst weeding, a wait 'n see job?
In reply to Nigel O:
Nigel O said: Must be tempting to go completely bonkers with your new found freedom on Monday, trying to go to as many places as possible all at once!!
I did think of going off to do a moth trap at 00h05 on the 11th, just because I can, but mybe leave it till Monday night. The weather is against doing much but may just go out on a few daytrips with a sandwich!! Certainly no socialising for a long time, still debating whether to do "normal" shopping, it's all a bit traumatising. I feel safe now & don't want to do anything to jeopardise it.
We still have a daily walk for an hour & today was a real WOW factor. This beauty was hanging onto a piece of grass, sticking out on the road about 200m from the houes. It's a Willowherb Hawkmoth & only ever seen one once before which was already dead.
As any passing car on this narrow lane would have killed it, I transferred the grass to a safer place away from the edge.
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
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