Friday, 30 July 2010

Moths from a moth night

These moths were taken in my moth trap on the night of 26th / 27th June.


Buff Ermine


Dark Arches



Double Square Spot


Dusky Brocade


Flame


Garden Carpet


Gothic


Grey Chi


Heart and Dart


Hebrew Character


Ingrailed clay


Map-winged Swift


Marbled Beauty


Mottled Beauty


Riband Wave



The Uncertain


Willow Beauty

Thursday, 29 July 2010

2 spot variant


Tbhis ladybird in the garden is a variant of the Two-spot - Adalia 2-punctata f. annulata.

Tuesday, 27 July 2010

Lesser Yellow Underwing


The Lesser Yellow Underwing is a very common species in our garden.  This one took refuge in the shed.  While I was rescuing it I decided to try to get a picture or two of its colourful hindwings.