In reply to WendyBartter:
Lovely sightings and photos from all
I actually had a Common Emerald come inside one morning
And a Small Tortoiseshell from when it was last sunny
2013 photos & vids here
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In reply to tony:
Tony T said:Not what you call cute though Wendy!
Confirmed as Red Admiral so the ugly one will transform into a beauty when it emerges from it's pupa!
Don't know if anyone will be interested in seeing this on twitter especially Wendy, the hashtag WorldMothsWeekend twitter.com/.../WorldMothsWeekend
My Flickr photos
Lot to learn
Superb photos folks, and nice to catch up.
A large white that paid a visit to the new lavender just over a week ago, and was hanging around on the same flower head for quite a while, so the pickings must have been good.
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My latest incumbent courtesy of my Niece who found it near her Pellitory-of-the-wall ... not the famous Bloxworth Snout larva though ... think it's a Red Admiral one, they also inhabit the aforementioned herb plus common Nettle
The 'ugly one' has formed a beautiful pupa overnight ... on it's way to transformation!
Another newbie to feed but likely not for long as this Toadflax Brocade caterpillar already at pupation length of 35mm, had one before & the moth is very pretty
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