Sunday, 13 June 2021

Eyed Hawkmoth

 Although the actual number of moths attracted to the moth-trap is still low, the variety of different species is starting to improve.

I was pleased to find my first hawkmoth of the season this week when I uncovered a fresh but rather small male Eyed Hawkmoth (Smerinthus ocellata) resting amongst the egg boxes, together with a few other seasonal favourites.

Eyed Hawkmoth (Smerinthus ocellata) (male)

Pebble Prominent (Notodonta ziczac)

Miller (Acronicta leporina)

Alder Moth (Acronicta alni)

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