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Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Warm nights are good for trapping!

Normally, it would n`t be worth trapping on clear nights, but as it`s so warm the moths are certainly flying. A good and varied catch last night, though nothing exciting (and no signs of migrants). Still a few to identify, including one I know and just can`t remember its name! - a clear case of moth`er`s `zombie brain`, through insufficient sleep.
Anyway, just two pics - a double line and a photo showing size variation in elephant hawk-moth.

1 comment:

  1. The moth I could n`t remember was a short-cloaked moth....thanks Chris!