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Saturday, 15 July 2017
Some recent and not so recent sightings at Ffos Las
Having downloaded photos from my camera this morning, I was surprised to notice that I hadn't downloaded since mid May, hence some of these sightings are not very recent.
There were 3 drinker moth caterpillars all crossing the footpath within 20 yards of each other, 14th May.
Burnet companion moth, 18th May.
Dingy skippers coupling, 22nd May.
5 spot burnet moth larva, 25th May.
Fox moth larva, 28th May.
A dreadful photo of a moth that I couldn't identify despite having very distinctive markings, 7th June. Identified as marbled white spot by Ian, thanks
Marbled white, only a few seen each year on Ffos Las, 26th June.
Ringlets coupling, 26th June.
Clouded border, 26th June.
Chevron, 9th July.
Lesser cream wave, 3rd July Corrected to Small Fan-footed wave by George, Thanks
Emperor dragonfly ovipositing, 8th July.
Comma, infrequently seen, 9th July.
This silver Y was superbly well camouflaged on a dead thistle leaf, 9th July.