A Hawk-moth frenzy in the moth-trap this morning! Four different species!


If you can name them all without looking below, you deserve a hawk-moth high five!

From top to bottom: Privet Hawk-moth (Sphinx ligustri), Poplar Hawk-moth (Laothoe populi), Eyed Hawk-moth (Smerinthus ocellatus) and Elephant Hawk-moth (Deilephila elpenor).

And for good measure, a Hummingbird Hawk-moth (Macroglossum stellatarum) spotted during a recent trip to Upton Towans Nature Reserve:



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