Monday, 6 August 2018

Brown Argus etc

Managed to catch one of the Brown Argus around the South Lake (there's a few there this year) and get some more underwing shots to compare with female Common Blue.

Also had a Brown Hawker in the obs garden this morning. 

A few autumn moths appearing in the trap now 
 Brown Argus from above 
 Brown Argus (above) from below showing the diagnostic features from female Common Blue (below) 

 Ear Moth- first for the year 
Vine's Rustic- a sign of autumn- had three in the trap last night 

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