Tag Archives: Day flying moths

Flashes of brilliance – The Jersey Tiger Moth

A few weeks ago my son spotted and snapped a photo of a Jersey Tiger moth on the side of our house. It was the first time we’d ever heard or seen one. Butterfly Conservation list the Jersey Tiger Moth … Continue reading

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The Arrival of the Exotic Humming-bird Hawk Moth

I get excited each year when the red valerian flowers open in the garden for no other reason than I know that the Humming-bird Hawk Moths love it and if I look out early morning or evening I have a … Continue reading

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