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Friday, 16 June 2017
Among the c 50 or so species in the garden traps last night (Fri 16/6) were five species of hawk-moth - privet, eyed, elephant, poplar and lime, the sort of catch that would enthuse newcomers and children.
Above: a pair of privets - the right-hand side moth was larger.
Above: `all eyes` - an eyed hawk-moth.
Above: `just hanging around` - an elephant hawk-moth.
Above: and here`s the lime hawk-moth.
I also had several personal FFYs including light arches, Brussels lace, minor shoulder-knots, Anania lancealis and this grass rivulet: