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Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Yesterday, 14:08
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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, 18:01
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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, 13:09
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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, 20:33
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Posted By honeym
Eggs o:)

Eggs o:)
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 8th October 2019, 10:17
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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, 17:16
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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, 13:32
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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...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 2nd October 2019, 12:41
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Posted By honeym
I've seen them fairly frequently while driving...

I've seen them fairly frequently while driving slowly aound the back lanes between Pollensa and the Bay of Alcudia at night.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 1st October 2019, 14:07
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By honeym
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 1st October 2019, 14:04
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Posted By honeym
It's a great place to visit (and an even better...

It's a great place to visit (and an even better place to stay). It also has a Balearic endemic species of moth (described by me with a German colleague).

Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 30th September 2019, 10:29
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Views: 141
Posted By honeym
I'd say yes, too.

I'd say yes, too.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 28th September 2019, 17:57
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Posted By honeym
Hi Stew Nice report, as usual. You have listed...

Hi Stew

Nice report, as usual.

You have listed Brown Argus but this is not recorded from the Balearic Islands. It should be Southern Brown Argus, Aricia cramera.

Best wishes

Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 27th September 2019, 16:31
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Posted By honeym
Fantastic photo Maties! Best wishes Martin

Fantastic photo Maties!

Best wishes

Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 26th September 2019, 18:53
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Posted By honeym
Hi Sally Your Spurge Hawkmoth larva should have...

Hi Sally

Your Spurge Hawkmoth larva should have been a Smoky Spurge (Hyles dahlii) as H. euphorbiae is not supposed to be on Mallorca.

Spectacular beasts.

Best wishes

Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 25th September 2019, 18:30
Replies: 1,133
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Posted By honeym
Hi Mike I did wonder. It's still an interesting...

Hi Mike

I did wonder. It's still an interesting observation, especially as it included two D. chrysippus. It's not often one gets to see 'return' migration.

I'll do a bit more research and pass the...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 25th September 2019, 14:12
Replies: 1,133
Views: 70,255
Posted By honeym
Hi Mike A very interesting observation as Small...

Hi Mike

A very interesting observation as Small Tortoiseshell is not on the list of Balearic Island butterflies!

Did anyone take any pictures?

I only know of a couple of papers dealing with...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 18th September 2019, 12:23
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By honeym
The way moths hold their wings is not 'set in...

The way moths hold their wings is not 'set in stone' - there is no left over right, or right over left that could be sed to distinguish one moth from another (in fact the same moth may show both if...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 15th September 2019, 19:21
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By honeym
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 15th September 2019, 19:20
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By honeym
Yes. Dark Arches.

Yes. Dark Arches.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 13th September 2019, 13:30
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Posted By honeym
Hi Maties I guessed as much from a comment...

Hi Maties

I guessed as much from a comment Marina made on facebook about this species. I added the following:
There are two previous records, both of male Anax ephippigerr, on the Balearic Islands -...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 12th September 2019, 17:36
Replies: 1,133
Views: 70,255
Posted By honeym
re Vagrant Emperor

Hi Stew

There's a photo here (https://hiveminer.com/Tags/anax%2Cephippiger) of a specimen photographed in flight in 2018 in s'Albufera.

Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 12th September 2019, 15:20
Replies: 1,133
Views: 70,255
Posted By honeym
Perhaps the first issue could contain extracts of...

Perhaps the first issue could contain extracts of some of the work done by TAIB (records/transect data/etc.)?

Just a thought.

Martin
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Saturday 7th September 2019, 17:52
Replies: 1,133
Views: 70,255
Posted By honeym
No doubt someone will correct me if I'm wrong but...

No doubt someone will correct me if I'm wrong but isn't Ortolan a scarce migant - so a very good record worth reporting.

Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 7th September 2019, 17:45
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By honeym
Pyralids (at rest, as in your picture) tend to...

Pyralids (at rest, as in your picture) tend to have the antennae swept back over the body and wings - not tucked under the wings as in most other moths.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Saturday 7th September 2019, 17:42
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By honeym
I should have been more clear. I was making the...

I should have been more clear. I was making the point that the Waves (the genera Idaea and Scopula) differ from the other waves - the Common and Common White Wave - in the male antennae (the latter...
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