Was hoping for a Hawkmoth or two H, but no show! Had a couple of teenies too, one was White-shouldered & the other hopped away too quick! Lol
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In reply to WendyBartter:
Whoop whoop, we are officially allowed to start Butterfly monitoring again.
I put the moth trap out the other night - not a brilliant selection. I failed to get up at first light so they may have abandoned ship but had
and a couple I'm unsure about and would be grateful for a hint in the right direction
The photo doesn't do the shiny copper gold justice
This one was very dark
Hope everyone is keeping well and safe
Nice pics all.... Mrs PB spotted this in the kitchen a few minutes ago... looks similar to your Cin….?
PS That's not the kitchen wall, as I went to take pic it flew outside :o)
In reply to Germain:
Hi CinJ, That middle one is a beauty & not really sure what it is but could be Diarsia mendica (Ingrailed Clay). The last one is a Minor either Oligia strigilis or versicolor (cut-up job). We've had some dewy mornings & once the damp starts to come down at night the moths don't come so much, so maybe that's why they were a bit sparce.
However we've had some lovely sunny days & been out every day for the last few days doing butterfly walks
It took us a few days but we're now making the most of our freedom!
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