Pale Tussock Larva

Vapourer moth larva? Found dead and partly decomposed, on a hawthorn plant. Edit: Pale Tussock larva Calliteara pudibunda – thanks James.

Moth larva

Haven’t managed to identify this as yet.

Plume moth

I think this is Agdistis bennetii – found in coastal areas, especially on salt marshes. Larva feeds on sea lavender.


Red Damselfly spotted on 22nd May and several Blues on 24th – the Blues not wasting any time but mating already. Also …

Eyed Hawkmoth

Eyed Hawkmoth Smerinthus ocellata. Previously wrongly identified as a Poplar Hawkmoth. The confusion was due to the fact that we didn’t get …