Saturday, 24 August 2013

Local Mega

A Passenger Moth was trapped overnight in Oxford (per RBA)
Woodford Green, Essex
(Photo © Robin Barfoot)

This is a continental species, occurring in southern Europe and Africa.
 In Britain it is a rare vagrant, and has only been recorded about six times,
all in the southern counties. Abroad, it has two generations, flying in
May and June and again in July and August, and is attracted to light.

No comments:

Post a Comment