Day 12: Moth Night 2016 30DaysWild

30 Days Wild 

Day 12 

I took part in Moth Night 2016 by putting my trap out on Saturday night. Sunday morning was spent sorting the catch and identifying the moths. I had my first ever peach blossom, which was lovely and instantly recognisable. I also had my first buff tip of the year – what an incredible species, super camouflage! Moth Night was focusing on hawkmoth species this year, I had one poplar hawkmoth in the trap on Sunday, always a great one to see. I’ve not yet caught any other hawkmoth species here on Mull in my garden, fingers crossed for elephant hawkmoth someday!

Buff tip
Peach blossom moth

WildChild Scotland (@WildChild)


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