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Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Yesterday, 22:48
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Posted By honeym
I think that's probably correct.

I think that's probably correct.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Friday 18th May 2018, 14:58
Replies: 15
Views: 213
Posted By honeym
As I've mentioned previously on many websites,...

As I've mentioned previously on many websites, etc., there are some basic structural features that can help in the elimination process when trying to identify moths belonging to the main subfamilies...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Friday 18th May 2018, 10:20
Replies: 601
Views: 36,090
Posted By honeym
Further to what Pep has said, here's a posting by...

Further to what Pep has said, here's a posting by Mike from the Mallorca 2017 thread:
"Hi Patrick. The Golden Eagle has been around the area for many years and is an escape. It had two jesses on in...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Thursday 17th May 2018, 09:59
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Views: 36,090
Posted By honeym
Hi Mike It has bred previously on Mallorca (in...

Hi Mike
It has bred previously on Mallorca (in 1976) but, as you say, it's normally quite uncommon/rare.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Thursday 17th May 2018, 09:45
Replies: 5
Views: 114
Posted By honeym
I don't think so. Even in this worn state, I...

I don't think so. Even in this worn state, I think you would still see the large oval stigma on the forewing.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 16th May 2018, 19:34
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Views: 36,090
Posted By honeym
They're certainly possible in May but it's not...

They're certainly possible in May but it's not somewhere I've seen them (normally at s'Albufera).
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Wednesday 16th May 2018, 13:03
Replies: 5
Views: 114
Posted By honeym
I would suggest a notodontid, perhaps a Drymonia...

I would suggest a notodontid, perhaps a Drymonia sp.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Tuesday 15th May 2018, 17:41
Replies: 3
Views: 73
Posted By honeym
I agree. Martin

I agree.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Tuesday 15th May 2018, 14:45
Replies: 3
Views: 73
Posted By honeym
This...

This (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_butterflies_of_Madagascar) has a list of the species and a link to the Afrotropical plates of Seitz Butterflies of the World. It might be your best...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Sunday 13th May 2018, 16:01
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Views: 36,090
Posted By honeym
Stunning bird -- and photo! Martin

Stunning bird -- and photo!
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths Wednesday 9th May 2018, 21:47
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By honeym
Upper or underside?

Upper or underside?
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 9th May 2018, 19:14
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Views: 36,090
Posted By honeym
Hi James Hope you don't mind but I've uploaded a...

Hi James
Hope you don't mind but I've uploaded a copy of one of your images for you - in case someone here wants to see it. I'll have to bow to superior birders when it comes to identifying gulls ;)
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 9th May 2018, 18:12
Replies: 601
Views: 36,090
Posted By honeym
It should be fairly easy to upload an image. You...

It should be fairly easy to upload an image. You just need to go into Additional Options and Attach Files.
I believe Caspian Gull is regarded as an Accidental and needs submitting to the Rarities...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Wednesday 9th May 2018, 16:05
Replies: 601
Views: 36,090
Posted By honeym
The 2015 Balearic Bird Report states "Passage...

The 2015 Balearic Bird Report states "Passage uncommon" for Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera, 'rare' in Ibiza.
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 8th May 2018, 15:52
Replies: 601
Views: 36,090
Posted By honeym
Nasty. I hope they are caught. I was unlucky...

Nasty. I hope they are caught. I was unlucky enough to have my wallet stolen when I was on Mallorca many years ago with a friend. To this day I don't know how or when it was done but almost certainly...
Forum: Spain including the Canary & Balearic Isles Tuesday 8th May 2018, 13:42
Replies: 601
Views: 36,090
Posted By honeym
I believe you are correct. It is a rarity. The...

I believe you are correct. It is a rarity. The 2015 Balearic Bird Report (the latest I have) lists a couple of records that were accepted by the Spanish Rarities Committee, but not from Mallorca -...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 7th May 2018, 14:56
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By honeym
Geometridae, probably Larentiinae. Martin

Geometridae, probably Larentiinae.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 7th May 2018, 14:55
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By honeym
Possibly Erebidae. Martin

Possibly Erebidae.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 7th May 2018, 14:54
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By honeym
Another geometrid, possibly Ennominae. Martin

Another geometrid, possibly Ennominae.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 7th May 2018, 14:53
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By honeym
Another geometrid. Martin

Another geometrid.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 7th May 2018, 14:52
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By honeym
Certainly Geometridae, perhaps Sterrhinae.. Martin

Certainly Geometridae, perhaps Sterrhinae..
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 7th May 2018, 14:48
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By honeym
I'd probably go with an arctiid, something near...

I'd probably go with an arctiid, something near Hypercompe.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 7th May 2018, 10:24
Replies: 4
Views: 82
Posted By honeym
It's certainly a ctenuchid but I woukd say that...

It's certainly a ctenuchid but I woukd say that it is more likely to be a species of Macrocneme.
Martin
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 7th May 2018, 10:18
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By honeym
It's possible that this is a dioptid. I have Jim...

It's possible that this is a dioptid. I have Jim Miller's published revision and the closest I can find would be Josia radians Warren, 1905 which was described from Colombia and has a yellow costa,...
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Monday 7th May 2018, 10:00
Replies: 2
Views: 62
Posted By honeym
This belongs in the Megalopygidae, probably...

This belongs in the Megalopygidae, probably Megalopyge.
Martin
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