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British Moths

Discussion in 'Wildlife Chat' started by Knightofalbion, Aug 27, 2013.


  1. Knightofalbion

    Knightofalbion PetForums VIP

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    Found this lovely website on moths...

    British Moths

    I've seen most of these. I often see the Hummingbird Hawk-moth in my garden - a mesmerising sight - and also the vibrantly coloured Jersey Tiger...
     
  2. NaomiM

    NaomiM Love my furry, feathered and finned family

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    This giant flew in through my kitchen window yesterday and took a tour of the flat, eventually disappearing into my wardrobe where as far as I know it's still hiding! Am I right in thinking it's a Poplar hawk-moth?
     

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  3. simplysardonic

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    What a beautiful moth! Yes, it's a poplar hawk.

    I've surprised myself with the number of species I have seen from that page, I think I take moths far too much for granted so I've bookmarked it so I can refer to it when I have small visitors.

    I think the most striking one I've seen is the Garden Tiger, so beautiful!
     
  4. skyblue

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    i think the buff tip or small magpie are the best i've got this year

    buff tip

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    small magpie

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  5. Burrowzig

    Burrowzig PetForums VIP

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    The second moth is the magpie, not the small magpie
     
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