Tonight we excavated the Death's Head Hawk-moth pupa from the soil after going to ground two weeks ago. Its about 65 mm long and if all goes well should emerge into the much sought after adult in a couple of weeks time. Watch this space...
Last night in the moth trap were a couple of year ticks -
|A bevvy of beauties - Merveille du Jour x 2|
|Pandemis cinnamomeana a male note the white face and antennae.|