Placido wrote:Have been posting intermittently about Cinnabar moth sightings (wrong subject thread ) so I'm sticking with it for continuity's sake - today on the 'grass' I noticed an unusual caterpillar. Googled it and discovered to my delight that it's a Cinnabar moth caterpillar .
Apparently these moths are becoming a little bit rare so I'm v. pleased by this spot .
Placido wrote:It's time to count butterflies again !!
Is 15 mins a large enough window ??
Aaaanyway, it must be a good year for butterflies (and daytime moffs).
Placido wrote:A small, very pale-blue butterfly.
Have looked for it and reckon it can only be a Holly Blue but it seemed rather small and very pale. However, it seems that they like ivy at this time of year and there's plenty of that around here !!
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