Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Sharp-angled Carpet

Sharp-angled Carpet?
Sharp-angled Carpet,  The Lodge, 22nd July 2013

Sunday, 14 July 2013

Variable Damselfly found on the R Ivel at South Mills by Ian Dawson


Some caterpillars are more impressive than the flying moths that come after. Here are two I discovered while exploring around MVCP on Saturday morning, captured on my phone.



Saturday, 13 July 2013

Purple Emperor

Purple Emperor at Chicksands Wood
Purple Emperor, Chicksands Wood, 13th July 2013.  A couple more here.

Dotted Rustic and Dark Arches

Dotted Rustic
Dotted Rustic, Biggleswade, 5th July 2013

Dark Arches f. aethiops
Dark Arches of the form f. aethiops, Biggleswade, 7th July 2013

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Interesting Buff Ermine

Found this rather odd-looking Buff Ermine in our Lower Stondon moth-trap this morning, amongst the best lot of moths we've had so far this year in the garden.

Photo: Melissa Banthorpe