Odd Moth

I saw an unusual moth yesterday and have been trying to identify it this morning. The closest I can get to it, is a Tiger Moth – possibly a Garden Tiger Moth, as others that look most like it are not native to the UK and would be well outside their range.

I doubt I’ve spotted a rarity, but will keep my eyes open and see if I can spot it again, and perhaps get a photograph.

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2 Responses to Odd Moth

  1. David says:

    At first, I read the heading as an Odd “Month”, not Moth. So, I was expecting a completely different blog post. 🙂
    Anyway, if it was a tiger moth that you saw, then it certainly is a pretty looking one. Even though your location would be out of it’s general range, in this day and age, it’s easy for anything to hitch a ride and wind where it’s not supposed to be.

    • Hi David,

      Well it has been an odd month too – and I’ll probably get around to a post about it soon.

      I’ve never seen one here before, which is probably why it stood out, but haven’t seen it since, so it might just be a one off. We’ll see.

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