Saturday, 20 August 2011

Moths: Catalunya 7th-19th August 2011

I found that the increased greenery in Catalunya this year improved the moths present around the garden. I saw several species I've never seen before with Lime Hawkmoth being the most impressive and Pine Hawkmoth being my favourite
Pine Hawkmoth
female Lime Hawkmoth
Hummingbird Hawkmoth
Lime-speck Pug
Scarce Footman


Michael Foley said...

Zac, A very nice Hummingbird Hawkmoth. Why does something about that reminds me of Brockholes? They're very difficult to photograph though. Did you take a light trap for the others? Mike

Zac Hinchcliffe said...

Hi Mike, the 2 lower moths were attracted to a house light and the two Hawkmoths were found during the night with a torch and potted.

As far as I'm aware, you need a license to light trap moths in Spain...