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Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Yesterday, 17:45
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By honeym
Actually, according to the story, the specimen...

Actually, according to the story, the specimen was filmed and released.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Yesterday, 14:46
Replies: 201
Views: 10,758
Posted By honeym
Hi Cristina Some early birds have also made it...

Hi Cristina

Some early birds have also made it to the UK over the last week or so.

We're set to get some warm weather from Iberia over the next few days so hopefully it may bring more summer...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 18th February 2019, 10:36
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By honeym
Whilst it might be the first UK record for...

Whilst it might be the first UK record for February I'd probably say it was not really a surprise as it can be seen in the western Med at this time, sometimes in large numbers. It was just fortuitous...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 17th February 2019, 17:12
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By honeym
One of the many forms of the tortricid Acleris...

One of the many forms of the tortricid Acleris hastiana.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 16th February 2019, 23:05
Replies: 201
Views: 10,758
Posted By honeym
I wondered if you might have meant Small Blue,...

I wondered if you might have meant Small Blue, which also does not occur there. Yes, I would think Holly Blue to be the most likely.

Good to know there are some Lepidoptera about. Yet to see one...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 16th February 2019, 20:10
Replies: 201
Views: 10,758
Posted By honeym
Hi Mike Just a quick question and a comment Which...

Hi Mike
Just a quick question and a comment
Which species do you mean by 'Little Blue'?
Small Tortoiseshell isn't a species that's been recorded in the Balearic Islands, so I wonder what was...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 13th February 2019, 22:32
Replies: 201
Views: 10,758
Posted By honeym
:clap: :t:

:clap: :t:
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 13th February 2019, 14:15
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By honeym
I agree. Martin

I agree.
Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 12th February 2019, 16:47
Replies: 201
Views: 10,758
Posted By honeym
From your pics at looks like erosion is still a...

From your pics at looks like erosion is still a major issue in the Boquer. When I first went there the path was little more than one person wide - but that was before the huge increase in large...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Monday 11th February 2019, 12:07
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By honeym
Under 'normal' conditions, Death's Head hawkmoths...

Under 'normal' conditions, Death's Head hawkmoths don't emerge in the UK as they succumb to the slightest frost.

Normally, when a moth is about to emerge, you can see the wing colours developing...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 10th February 2019, 19:01
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By honeym
Well, one lives and learns. A dead-ringer here:...

Well, one lives and learns.
A dead-ringer here: http://www.lepiforum.de/webbbs/media/f1_2018/46/46983_1.jpg
Which I now see is your specimen.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 7th February 2019, 11:18
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By honeym
A quote from The Geometrid Moths of Europe vol. 5...

A quote from The Geometrid Moths of Europe vol. 5 might be of interest:

"Non-European Pseudopanthera syriacata .... from Middle East is almost identical in wing pattern and coloration".

For me,...
Forum: Nikon Tuesday 5th February 2019, 18:15
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By honeym
They don't seem to have been mentioned but also...

They don't seem to have been mentioned but also Nikon produced a pair of 12x36 roof prism binoculars. (image at: https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/nikon-12x36-binoculars-464827789). I have a...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 3rd February 2019, 15:04
Replies: 201
Views: 10,758
Posted By honeym
OK - I've found it. I've known it for years but...

OK - I've found it. I've known it for years but now I know what it's...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 3rd February 2019, 15:01
Replies: 201
Views: 10,758
Posted By honeym
Very dramatic pic, Mike. Where is Calle Salvador...

Very dramatic pic, Mike.
Where is Calle Salvador Dali?
Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 31st January 2019, 19:07
Replies: 201
Views: 10,758
Posted By honeym
I'll happily swap your weather for ours at the...

I'll happily swap your weather for ours at the moment!
Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 31st January 2019, 15:15
Replies: 201
Views: 10,758
Posted By honeym
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Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 31st January 2019, 11:30
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By honeym
Also known as the White-banded Grasshopper. I see...

Also known as the White-banded Grasshopper. I see it in the Balearic Islands.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 29th January 2019, 16:06
Replies: 201
Views: 10,758
Posted By honeym
It brightened up my day. Thanks Stew. Martin

It brightened up my day. Thanks Stew.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 28th January 2019, 21:28
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By honeym
My old line manager at the NHM used to call them...

My old line manager at the NHM used to call them starvlings. I get exactly the same with moths in the autumn in the Balearic Islands, after the long hot summer and before the autumn rains.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 24th January 2019, 19:55
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By honeym
There's an illustration here:...

There's an illustration here: https://eol.org/pages/412742
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 24th January 2019, 19:50
Replies: 201
Views: 10,758
Posted By honeym
The same temperature as here in London when I got...

The same temperature as here in London when I got upi this morning!
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 19:18
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By honeym
It may be a little out of date (and I don't know...

It may be a little out of date (and I don't know if there's been a revision) but the NHM card catalogue (LepIndex) lists about a dozen species, with ennomosaria as a junior synonym of himaleyica....
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 17:02
Replies: 201
Views: 10,758
Posted By honeym
I've literally just read in an email from a...

I've literally just read in an email from a friend that Gannets are already back on their nesting ledges on Fair Isle - despite the cold and snow. Brave!
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Friday 18th January 2019, 21:40
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By honeym
I remember coming across a field full of poppies...

I remember coming across a field full of poppies on the way to Box Hill, Surrey, some years ago. The story was that the local farmer had been unable to aerial spray his fields due to high winds. It...
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