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Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 8th December 2019, 15:31
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Posted By honeym
An interesting comment, Mike. I had no idea that...

An interesting comment, Mike. I had no idea that they would be active at this time of year. I think the last few years has seen a big increase in the numbers and effects of the mozzies. During my...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 8th December 2019, 14:09
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By honeym
#2 is probably Junonia lemonias.

#2 is probably Junonia lemonias.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 6th December 2019, 22:12
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By honeym
This should be a male of the Spring brood. The...

This should be a male of the Spring brood. The Summer brood has the black dots. See images on the BC website (https://butterfly-conservation.org/butterflies/green-veined-white).
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 6th December 2019, 17:01
Replies: 4
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Posted By honeym
I wonder what happened to my identification (as...

I wonder what happened to my identification (as the same species), posted several hours ago?
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 29th November 2019, 18:06
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By honeym
1 & 3 Probably Belenois aurota. 2. Yes, probably...

1 & 3 Probably Belenois aurota.
2. Yes, probably Catospilia florella.
4. Yes, probably Deudorix livia.
Have you seen this: http://www.enhg.org/resources/ebooks/BoO/BoOSearchable.pdf
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 25th November 2019, 22:10
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By honeym
This is the Many-plumed (or Twenty-plumed) moth,...

This is the Many-plumed (or Twenty-plumed) moth, Alucita hexadactyla. As a larva it feeds on honeysuckle.
Martin
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 24th November 2019, 14:37
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By honeym
It looks like a 'wooly bear' the larva of a...

It looks like a 'wooly bear' the larva of a carpet/museum beetle (such as an Anthrenus sp.)
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 22nd November 2019, 19:37
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By honeym
I agree that the id of the specimen (a female)...

I agree that the id of the specimen (a female) looks to be correct.

Geometridae Ibericae shows a more detailed distribution...
Forum: Fungi & Lichens Friday 22nd November 2019, 19:22
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By honeym
It's possible that the white stuff that you see...

It's possible that the white stuff that you see is the spun silken cocoons of a parasitic wasp (actually many wasps). It does not look like a fungal attack. Unfortunately I can't see enough detail in...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 13th November 2019, 23:43
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Posted By honeym
The aucells rars vists a les Illes Balears...

The aucells rars vists a les Illes Balears website (http://rareresesornibalears.blogspot.com) gives the following:

A Hume's Warbler Phylloscopus humei was seen on the Formentor peninsula, Pollença, ...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Monday 11th November 2019, 10:34
Replies: 13
Views: 360
Posted By honeym
Not my field but Fauna Europeae lists the...

Not my field but Fauna Europeae lists the following species/subspecies for Portugal:

Bembix bidentata Vander Linden, 1829
Bembix oculata subsp. oculata Panzer, 1801
Bembix rostrata...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 5th November 2019, 21:13
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Posted By honeym
Hi Mike In case you want to read up on it.

Hi Mike

In case you want to read up on it.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 1st November 2019, 21:31
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Views: 85,358
Posted By honeym
Also available via Birding Mallorca website at...

Also available via Birding Mallorca website at €18
(http://www.birdingmajorca.com/en/books/birdingtouristguidetomajorca-3ed-en.html).

Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 28th October 2019, 18:28
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By honeym
I named this previously. It's an Erebus species,...

I named this previously. It's an Erebus species, probably walkeri.

Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 27th October 2019, 18:42
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By honeym
The moth is probably an Erebus species, possibly...

The moth is probably an Erebus species, possibly walkeri (or something close).

Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Monday 21st October 2019, 12:55
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Posted By honeym
Thanks Steve That might have been a Black rat as...

Thanks Steve

That might have been a Black rat as you can often see their nests in the trees down the paths.
It looked almost full grown so was probably looking for somewhere to pupate (underground...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 20th October 2019, 15:27
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Posted By honeym
It's certainly a Death's-head Hawkmoth larva....

It's certainly a Death's-head Hawkmoth larva.

It's a very interesting record as although it was recorded by Barceló & Mayol. 1980. ESTUDIO ECOLÓGICO DE LA ALBUFERA DE MALLORCA, we've never recorded...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 20th October 2019, 15:06
Replies: 1,262
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Posted By honeym
It's certainly a Death's-head Hawkmoth larva....

It's certainly a Death's-head Hawkmoth larva.

It's a very interesting record as although it was recorded by Barceló & Mayol. 1980. ESTUDIO ECOLÓGICO DE LA ALBUFERA DE MALLORCA, we've never recorded...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 17th October 2019, 15:08
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By honeym
I agree with Andy. Size isn't really the issue,...

I agree with Andy.
Size isn't really the issue, it's the pattern of spots and the lack of hairs.
I think there are too many other possibilities to attempt to identify it from the photos. It would be...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 12th October 2019, 19:01
Replies: 1,262
Views: 85,358
Posted By honeym
Hi Steve Your moth is a worn female Pine...

Hi Steve

Your moth is a worn female Pine Pocessionary moth.

Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 9th October 2019, 14:09
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Views: 85,358
Posted By honeym
That looks good for Eurasian Dotterel. Nice!...

That looks good for Eurasian Dotterel. Nice! Never seen one in Mallorca but I know they do appear, often in Sept-Oct.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 8th October 2019, 21:33
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Posted By honeym
Eggs o:)

Eggs o:)
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 8th October 2019, 11:17
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Posted By honeym
Always interesting to see where ringed birds...

Always interesting to see where ringed birds originate/travel to.
Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 4th October 2019, 18:16
Replies: 1,262
Views: 85,358
Posted By honeym
Hi Cristina You're not wrong. Spot on! Best...

Hi Cristina

You're not wrong. Spot on!

Best wishes

Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 3rd October 2019, 14:32
Replies: 1,262
Views: 85,358
Posted By honeym
I believe they are a recent addition and...

I believe they are a recent addition and breeder.

The first record appears to have been published in Lopez-Jurado, C. 2000. Homologacio de rareses ornitologiques a Mallorca i Formentera. Informe de...
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