Thursday, 21 June 2018

Beauties in Burry Port

The night turned unexpectedly cold and I didn't get the number of moths I had hoped for. Willow beauty is usually very common in my garden, and I was beginning to believe that the Mottled Beauty I recorded in one of my first traps was a figment of my inexperienced imagination. Therefore I was very pleased to find this speciment in the trap this morning.
Mottled Beauty

I was also delighted to find a moth I had never seen before, a little like a thorn, with a fold in its wings and a tense posture.
Lilac Beauty


5 comments:

  1. Lilac beauty is always nice to see. It`s a thin-on-the-ground type of moth.
    Good work Adam.

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  2. Lilac Beauty. Deeply envious Adam.

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  3. Beats my two Beauties hands down! Likewise envious, I've only ever had two here, back in 2013. Time for another one!

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