Friday, 11 October 2013

Missing the action

I haven’t been around much in the summer to run my trap, so I’ve missed out on a couple of month’s action. The blue glow of my actinic has been seen recently though in a bid to catch up and trap some autumn flyers. I haven’t had many species, with Large Yellow Underwings being the most numerous beasts lurking in the egg boxes, but I’m slowly adding to my garden list. My total currently stands at 134 (124 moths + 10 butterflies).

Swallow-tailed Moth was one of my favourites this year and I have had quite a few Privet Hawk-moths, which are always fun to scare/amaze people with (especially when left in the fridge!):

Swallow-tailed Moth

Privet Hawk-moth

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