Monday, 5 October 2009
Merveille du Jour - get in!
About 20 minutes ago, I posted a comment on Stewart Sexton's excellent Boulmer Birder blog posting about Merveille du Jour. It's a cracking species that I've seen before, though not for a few years and only when out in woodland. It's one that I always hoped for but never expected in the garden. Feck me - a couple of minutes after posting the comment I nipped out for a last look at my garden traps and there in all its glory was a superb fresh Merveille du Jour sitting on the fence by the MV. Get in! Here's a hastily grabbed shot using flash - the moth is now potted for a proper shot tomorrow. Stunning Moth