Saturday, 3 June 2017

FFY @ Cwmllwyd 14.10 on 3rd June 2017

Possibly the worst photo of one of these ever to appear on the blog, but recognisable nevertheless:

Humminbird Hawk-moth

Is this number three for the County this year?

8 comments:

  1. Well done....that`s obviously unmistakable!
    I think that you`re correct re `No 3 for 2017`....Lizzie Wilberforce a good few weeks ago and Jane at Rhandirmwyn recently.

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  2. ...and PS...hummers really like red valerian, as in your photo - that`s the flower to plant to try to tempt them. Lavender is another favourite, along with Buddleia in late summer.

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  3. We have all those plants in some numbers, but red valerian is the clear favourite with the Hummers.

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  4. Well done Steve, excellent action photograph! I'm looking through the window at a clump of red valerian, but so far no Hummers to be seen on it. I can also see pots of nicotiana, but there's something bigger in mind for them!

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  5. Quite a few seen in Rhandirmwyn this week, becoming common as muck now! two on Valerian at Nant y Bai Mill yesterday and another at the camsite the day before, plus the one i saw last Sunday.

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  6. You're plagued with them; better get a flit spray!

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