Thursday, 16 August 2012

Dewick's and Rosy

Dewick's Plusia

Rosy Wave
You might be getting a bit tired of these Dungeness moths by now (at least those of you that are still left visiting this ailing blog), so I promise that this will be the final revisiting of my 'summer sojourn'. The first image is a bit of a cheat as the Dewick's Plusia actually came from Sissinghurst, some dozen miles inland. I had seen this species before, back in 1988, from Greatstone, where it had settled on the glass of a lit window of an estate agents shop. The second moth is of one of three Rosy Waves that were trapped in Barry Banson's Greatstone garden. I helped him process his two traps each morning which was tremendous fun and very rewarding. Back to more local stuff from now, and with a scorchio weekend promised maybe something of note will come along...

4 comments:

  1. More more encore! I like the moth posts Steve...its all a learning curve for me. That Dewicks is like a Gold Spangle a bit...

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  2. Bless you Stewart, it makes it all worth while. Now, I'd swap a Dewick's for a Gold Spangle...

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  3. Hang on, what about more plants and maybe even the odd bird from the Dunge month?

    The rest of the blogging world is mumbling quietly over their last night's catch - we look to you for your holiday pics.

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  4. OK Steve, seeing that Stewart and yourself want more (and it must be said you are both discerning gents), I will carry on plundering the Dungeness month for posts.

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