Edinburgh Sightings September 2015

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Edinburgh Sightings September 2015

Postby ricowells » Sun 06 Sep 2015 22:56

A walk around Bawsinch nature reserve late afternoon today produced only circa 6 flyby whites, impossible to photograph as they never seemed to rest plus a small copper and A.N. Other beastie which I am unsure about so any help with ID appreciated. It flew in and sort of crash landed at my feet then crawled about for some time so several photos taken, 2 of which I have added to this post.
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Re: Edinburgh Sightings September 2015

Postby markgrubb » Fri 18 Sep 2015 18:21

I'm certainly no expert but it looks like one of the yellow underwing moths to me-google to see some pictures
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Re: Edinburgh Sightings September 2015

Postby MarkCubitt » Fri 18 Sep 2015 19:50

Yes, quite right, a Large Yellow Underwing.

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