Wildlife and Natural History Articles 2019

27-01-2019 Photo of Stick Insects.

Stick insects found on wheel of Malcolm James’ car in his drive.


02-09-2019 Photo of Elephant Hawk Moth Caterpillar.

Elephant hawk moth Deilephila elpenor caterpillar found among mixed shrubs in garden of Keith and Barbara Littlejohns, Heron Close, Tresillian. Approx. 80-90mm long. What look like eyes are false, so as to deter predators.


08-09-2019 Photo of Painted Lady Butterfly.

Painted Lady Vanessa cardui butterfly sampling nectar on zinnia flower at allotment site, Tresillian.


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