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


Garden Carpet


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.