News From Flight Arrivals
Hawkmoths have been the flavour of early September with two Oleander Hawkmoths (including this one photographed on the Wirral). Good number of Convolvulus Hawkmoths have been recorded on the Southerly winds, with occasional Death's-head Hawkmoths and a single Bedstraw Hawkmoth.
Photo: Les Hill; Greasby, Wirral, 1st Sept.
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Moth of the Month
Each month Flight Arrivals will be awarding a £20 prize for the best photo posted on the Flight Arrivals news page. This prize can be used against purchases from Atropos Books.
The first winner is Chris McGaw with his image of a Gypsy Moth, trapped 13th August at Tenterdon in Kent. This individual could be a migrant or a wander from an established colony nearer London.
To be eligible for the prize all you need to do is post an image of the moth trapped with your news on Flight Arrivals.
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